AddTextEffect Method
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AddTextEffect Method [Excel 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

Creates a WordArt object. Returns a Shape object that represents the new WordArt object.

expression.AddTextEffect(PresetTextEffect, Text, FontName, FontSize, FontBold, FontItalic, Left, Top)

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.

MsoPresetTextEffect can be one of these MsoPresetTextEffect constants.
msoTextEffect1
msoTextEffect2
msoTextEffect3
msoTextEffect4
msoTextEffect5
msoTextEffect6
msoTextEffect7
msoTextEffect8
msoTextEffect9
msoTextEffect10
msoTextEffect11
msoTextEffect12
msoTextEffect13
msoTextEffect14
msoTextEffect15
msoTextEffect16
msoTextEffect17
msoTextEffect18
msoTextEffect19
msoTextEffect20
msoTextEffect21
msoTextEffect22
msoTextEffect23
msoTextEffect24
msoTextEffect25
msoTextEffect26
msoTextEffect27
msoTextEffect28
msoTextEffect29
msoTextEffect30
msoTextEffectMixed

Text   Required String. The text in the WordArt.

FontName   Required String. The name of the font used in the WordArt.

FontSize   Required Single. The size (in points) of the font used in the WordArt.

MsoTriState can be one of these MsoTriState constants.
msoCTrue
msoFalse
msoTriStateMixed
msoTriStateToggle
msoTrue

MsoTriState can be one of these MsoTriState constants.
msoCTrue
msoFalse
msoTriStateMixed
msoTriStateToggle
msoTrue

Left Required Single. The position (in points) of the upper-left corner of the WordArt's bounding box relative to the upper-left corner of the document.

Top   Required Single. The position (in points) of the upper-left corner of the WordArt's bounding box relative to the top of the document.

Remarks

When you add WordArt to a document, the height and width of the WordArt are automatically set based on the size and amount of text you specify.

Example

This example adds WordArt that contains the text "Test" to myDocument.

Set myDocument = Worksheets(1)
Set newWordArt = myDocument.Shapes.AddTextEffect( _
    PresetTextEffect:=msoTextEffect1, Text:="Test", _
    FontName:="Arial Black", FontSize:=36, _
    FontBold:=msoFalse, FontItalic:=msoFalse, Left:=10, _
    Top:=10)
		


Applies to | Shapes Collection


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