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FillFormat.PresetGradientType Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns an MsoPresetGradientType constant that represents the preset gradient type for the specified fill. Read-only.


expression. PresetGradientType

_expression_A variable that represents a FillFormat object.

Return Value



The PresetGradientType property value can be one of the ** MsoPresetGradientType** constants declared in the Microsoft Office type library.

Use the PresetGradient method to set the preset gradient type for the fill.


This example changes the fill for the first shape on the first page of the active publication to the Fog preset gradient fill if it is not already set to the Fog preset gradient. This example assumes that there is at least one shape on the first page of the active publication.

Sub SetGradient() 
 With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1).Fill 
 If .PresetGradientType <> msoGradientFog Then 
 .PresetGradient Style:=msoGradientHorizontal, _ 
 Variant:=1, PresetGradientType:=msoGradientFog 
 End If 
 End With 
End Sub
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