ThreeDFormat.SetExtrusionDirection Method (Publisher)

Sets the direction that the extrusion's sweep path takes away from the extruded shape.

Syntax

expression. SetExtrusionDirection(PresetExtrusionDirection)

expression A variable that represents a ThreeDFormat object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
PresetExtrusionDirection Required MsoPresetExtrusionDirection Specifies the extrusion direction.

Remarks

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

msoExtrusionBottom
msoExtrusionBottomRight
msoExtrusionLeft
msoExtrusionNone
msoExtrusionRight
msoExtrusionTop
msoExtrusionTopLeft
msoExtrusionTopRight

This method sets the PresetExtrusionDirectionproperty to the direction specified by the PresetExtrusionDirection argument.

Example

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 _ 
 PresetExtrusionDirection:=msoExtrusionTop 
 .PresetLightingDirection = msoLightingLeft 
End With