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ThreeDFormat Object

Office 2007
Represents a shape's three-dimensional formatting.


You cannot apply three-dimensional formatting to some kinds of shapes, such as beveled shapes or multiple-disjoint paths. Most of the properties and methods of the ThreeDFormat object for such a shape will fail.


Use the ThreeD property to return a ThreeDFormat object. The following example adds an oval to myDocument and then specifies that the oval be extruded to a depth of 50 points and that the extrusion be purple.

Visual Basic for Applications
Set myDocument = Worksheets(1)
Set myShape = myDocument.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeOval, _
    90, 90, 90, 40)
With myShape.ThreeD
    .Visible = True
    .Depth = 50
    .ExtrusionColor.RGB = RGB(255, 100, 255)
    ' RGB value for purple
End With