CommandButton.Gradient property (Access)
Gets or sets the gradient fill applied to the specified object. Read/write Long.
expression A variable that represents a CommandButton object.
The Gradient property contains a numeric expression that represents the gradient fill applied to the specified object. The default value of the Gradient property is 0, which does not apply a gradient. The values are listed in the following table.
|1||Linear Diagonal - Top Left to Bottom Right, Light|
|2||Linear Down, Light|
|3||Linear Diagonal - Top Right to Bottom Left, Light|
|4||From Bottom Right Corner, Light|
|5||From Bottom Left Corner, Light|
|6||Linear Left, Light|
|7||Linear Center, Light|
|8||Linear Right, Light|
|9||From Top Right Corner, Light|
|10||From Top Left Corner, Light|
|11||Linear Diagonal - Bottom Left to Top Right, Light|
|12||Linear Up, Light|
|13||Linear Diagonal - Bottom Right to Top Left, Light|
|14||Linear Diagonal - Top Left to Bottom Right, Dark|
|15||Linear Down, Dark|
|16||Linear Diagonal - Top Right to Bottom Left, Dark|
|17||From Bottom Right Corner, Dark|
|18||From Bottom Left Corner, Dark|
|19||Linear Left, Dark|
|20||Linear Center, Dark|
|21||Linear Right, Dark|
|22||From Top Right Corner, Dark|
|23||From Top Left Corner, Dark|
|24||Linear Diagonal - Bottom Left to Top Right, Dark|
|25||Linear Up, Dark|
|26||Linear Diagonal - Bottom Right to Top Left, Light|
To see the available gradient fills and apply a gradient through the user interface, first open the form or report in Layout view or Design view by right-clicking the form or report in the navigation pane, and then choosing the view that you want.
Next, choose the object to which you want to apply a gradient fill. On the Format tab, in the Control Formatting group, choose Shape Fill > Gradient, and then choose a gradient fill. You can hover over a gradient fill to see a description.
This property is not surfaced in the property sheet.
The following code example sets the gradient fill to Linear Down, Light.
Me.ctl.Gradient = 2
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