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MsoPresetTextEffectShape Enumeration 

Specifies shape of WordArt text.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Core
Assembly: office (in office.dll)

'Usage
Dim msoPresetTextEffectShape1 As MsoPresetTextEffectShape = MsoPresetTextEffectShape.msoTextEffectShapeArchDownCurve

public enum MsoPresetTextEffectShape
public enum MsoPresetTextEffectShape
public enum MsoPresetTextEffectShape

Member nameDescription
msoTextEffectShapeArchDownCurveText is an arch that curves down.
msoTextEffectShapeArchDownPourText is a 3-D arch that curves down.
msoTextEffectShapeArchUpCurveText is an arch that curves up.
msoTextEffectShapeArchUpPourText is a 3-D arch that curves up.
msoTextEffectShapeButtonCurveText is curved around a center "button."
msoTextEffectShapeButtonPourText is seen in 3-D, curved around a center "button."
msoTextEffectShapeCanDownText is stretched to fill the height of the shape, with only a slight curve down.
msoTextEffectShapeCanUpText is stretched to fill the height of the shape, with only a slight curve up.
msoTextEffectShapeCascadeDownText slants up and to the right as font size decreases.
msoTextEffectShapeCascadeUpText slants down and to the right as font size increases.
msoTextEffectShapeChevronDownText slants up to its center point and then slants down.
msoTextEffectShapeChevronUpText slants down to its center point and then slants up.
msoTextEffectShapeCircleCurveText follows a circle, reading clockwise.
msoTextEffectShapeCirclePourText has a 3-D effect and follows a circle, reading clockwise.
msoTextEffectShapeCurveDownText curves down and to the right as font size decreases.
msoTextEffectShapeCurveUpText curves down and to the right as font size increases.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateFont size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateBottomFont size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size, while keeping the top of the text along the same curve.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateInflateFont size increases to the text's midpoint, then decreases to the starting size.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateInflateDeflateFont size decreases, increases, and decreases again across the text.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateTopFont size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size, while keeping the bottom of the text along the same curve.
msoTextEffectShapeDoubleWave1Text follows a line that curves up, then down, then up and down again.
msoTextEffectShapeDoubleWave2Text follows a line that curves down, then up, then down and up again.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeDownTop of the text appears to be closer to the viewer than bottom of the text.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeLeftLeft side of text appears to be closer to the viewer than right side.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeRightRight side of text appears to be closer to the viewer than left side.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeUpBottom of text appears to be closer to the viewer than top.
msoTextEffectShapeInflateFont size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter is on the same straight line.
msoTextEffectShapeInflateBottomFont size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter follows an arch that curves downward.
msoTextEffectShapeInflateTopFont size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter follows an arch that curves upward.
msoTextEffectShapeMixedNot used.
msoTextEffectShapePlainTextNo shape applied.
msoTextEffectShapeRingInsideText appears to be written on the inside of a 3-D ring.
msoTextEffectShapeRingOutsideText appears to be written on the outside of a 3-D ring.
msoTextEffectShapeSlantDownText slants down and to the right.
msoTextEffectShapeSlantUpText slants up and to the right.
msoTextEffectShapeStopText follows the shape of a stop sign.
msoTextEffectShapeTriangleDownText slants up, then down.
msoTextEffectShapeTriangleUpText slants down, then up.
msoTextEffectShapeWave1Text follows a wave up, then down and up again.
msoTextEffectShapeWave2Text follows a wave down, then up and down again.

You can see a preview of each text effect shape by selecting WordArt Shape in the WordArt toolbar.


Development Platforms

Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000

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