ThreeDFormat.Depth Property (PowerPoint)

Returns or sets the depth of the shape's extrusion. Read/write.


expression. Depth

expression A variable that represents a ThreeDFormat object.

Return value



The Depth property value can be from - 600 through 9600 (positive values produce an extrusion whose front face is the original shape; negative values produce an extrusion whose back face is the original shape).


This example adds an oval to myDocument, and then specifies that the oval be extruded to a depth of 50 points and that the extrusion be purple.

Set myDocument = ActivePresentation.Slides(1)

Set myShape = myDocument.Shapes _
    .AddShape(msoShapeOval, 90, 90, 90, 40)

With myShape.ThreeD
    .Visible = True
    .Depth = 50
    'RGB value for purple
    .ExtrusionColor.RGB = RGB(255, 100, 255) 
End With

See also

TickLabels Object ThreeDFormat Object