Interior.Pattern Property (PowerPoint)

Returns or sets a Variant value, containing an XlPattern constant, that represents the interior pattern.


expression. Pattern

expression A variable that represents an 'Interior' object.


Note Although the following code applies to Microsoft Word, you can readily modify it to apply to PowerPoint.

The following example enables up and down bars, then adds a criss-cross pattern to the down bars and sets the pattern color to red, for the first chart group of the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        With .Chart.ChartGroups(1)

            .HasUpDownBars = True

            .DownBars.Interior.Pattern = xlPatternCrissCross

            .DownBars.Interior.PatternColorIndex = 3

        End With

    End If

End With

See also

Interior Object