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ThreeDFormat.SetExtrusionDirection Method (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Sets the direction that the extrusion's sweep path takes away from the extruded shape.


expression. SetExtrusionDirection( PresetExtrusionDirection)

_expression_A variable that represents a ThreeDFormat object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
PresetExtrusionDirectionRequiredMsoPresetExtrusionDirectionSpecifies the extrusion direction.


The PresetExtrusionDirection parameter can be one of the MsoPresetExtrusionDirection constants declared in the Microsoft Office type library and shown in the following table.

| msoExtrusionBottom| | msoExtrusionBottomLeft| | msoExtrusionBottomRight| | msoExtrusionLeft| | msoExtrusionNone| | msoExtrusionRight| | msoExtrusionTop| | msoExtrusionTopLeft| | msoExtrusionTopRight| This method sets the PresetExtrusionDirectionproperty to the direction specified by the PresetExtrusionDirection argument.


This example specifies that the extrusion for the first shape in the active publication extend toward the top of the shape and that the lighting for the extrusion come from the left.

With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1).ThreeD 
 .Visible = True 
 .SetExtrusionDirection _ 
 .PresetLightingDirection = msoLightingLeft 
End With 
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