FillFormat.TwoColorGradient Method (Word)

Sets the specified fill to a two-color gradient.


expression. TwoColorGradient( _Style_ , _Variant_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'FillFormat' object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Style Required MsoGradientStyle The gradient style. Can be any MsoGradientStyle constant except msoGradientFromTitle which applies only to Microsoft PowerPoint.
Variant Required Long The gradient variant. Can be a value from 1 to 4, corresponding to the four variants on the Gradient tab in the Fill Effects dialog box. If Style is msoGradientFromCenter , this argument can be either 1 or 2.


This example adds a rectangle with a two-color gradient fill to the active document and sets the background and foreground color for the fill.

With ActiveDocument.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, _ 
 0, 0, 40, 80).Fill 
 .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(128, 0, 0) 
 .BackColor.RGB = RGB(0, 170, 170) 
 .TwoColorGradient msoGradientHorizontal, 1 
End With

See also

FillFormat Object