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FillFormat.GradientVariant Property (PowerPoint)

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Returns the gradient variant for the specified fill as an integer value from 1 to 4 for most gradient fills. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. GradientVariant

expression A variable that represents a FillFormat object.

Return Value

Long

Remarks

If the gradient style is msoGradientFromTitle or msoGradientFromCenter, this property returns either 1 or 2.

The values for this property correspond to the gradient variants (numbered from left to right and from top to bottom) on the Gradient subtab in the Shape Fill tab. Long.

This property is read-only. Use the OneColorGradient, PresetGradient, or TwoColorGradient method to set the gradient variant for the fill.

Example

This example adds a rectangle to myDocument and sets its fill gradient variant to match that of the shape named "rect1." For the example to work, rect1 must have a gradient fill.

Set myDocument = ActivePresentation.Slides(1)

With myDocument.Shapes

    gradVar1 = .Item("rect1").Fill.GradientVariant

    With .AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, 0, 0, 40, 80).Fill

        .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(128, 0, 0)

        .OneColorGradient msoGradientHorizontal, gradVar1, 1

    End With

End With

See also

Concepts

FillFormat Object

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