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ShadowFormat Object (Word)

Represents shadow formatting for a shape.

Use the Shadow property to return a ShadowFormat object. The following example adds a shadowed rectangle to the active document. The semitransparent, blue shadow is offset 5 points to the right of the rectangle and 3 points above it.

With ActiveDocument.Shapes _ 
 .AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, 50, 50, 100, 200).Shadow 
 .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(0, 0, 128) 
 .OffsetX = 5 
 .OffsetY = -3 
 .Transparency = 0.5 
 .Visible = True 
End With