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Shape.IncrementRotation Method (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Changes the rotation of the specified shape around the z-axis by the specified number of degrees. Use the Rotation property to set the absolute rotation of the shape.


expression. IncrementRotation( Increment )

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
IncrementRequiredSingleSpecifies how far the shape is to be rotated horizontally, in degrees. A positive value rotates the shape clockwise; a negative value rotates it counterclockwise.


To rotate a three-dimensional shape around the x-axis or the y-axis, use the IncrementRotationX method or the IncrementRotationY method.


This example duplicates shape one on myDocument, sets the fill for the duplicate, moves it 70 points to the right and 50 points up, and rotates it 30 degrees clockwise.

Set myDocument = ActivePresentation.Slides(1)

With myDocument.Shapes(1).Duplicate

    .Fill.PresetTextured msoTextureGranite

    .IncrementLeft 70

    .IncrementTop -50

    .IncrementRotation 30

End With

See also


Shape Object

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