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FillFormat.BackColor Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns or sets a ColorFormat object representing the background color for the specified fill or patterned line. .


expression. BackColor

_expression_A variable that represents a FillFormat object.


Use the ForeColor property to set the foreground color for a fill or line.


This example adds a rectangle to the active publication and then sets the foreground color, background color, and gradient for the rectangle's fill.

With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes.AddShape _ 
 (Type:=msoShapeRectangle, _ 
 Left:=90, Top:=90, Width:=90, Height:=50).Fill 
 .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(128, 0, 0) 
 .BackColor.RGB = RGB(170, 170, 170) 
 .TwoColorGradient _ 
 Style:=msoGradientHorizontal, Variant:=1 
End With

This example adds a patterned line to the active publication.

With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes.AddLine _ 
 (BeginX:=10, BeginY:=100, EndX:=250, EndY:=0).Line 
 .Weight = 6 
 .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(0, 0, 255) 
 .BackColor.RGB = RGB(128, 0, 0) 
 .Pattern = msoPatternDarkDownwardDiagonal 
End With 
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