ShadowFormat.OffsetX Property (Word)

Returns or sets the horizontal offset (in points) of the shadow from the specified shape. A positive value offsets the shadow to the right of the shape; a negative value offsets it to the left. Read/write Single .


expression. OffsetX

expression An expression that returns a 'ShadowFormat' object.


If you want to nudge a shadow horizontally or vertically from its current position without having to specify an absolute position, use the IncrementOffsetX or IncrementOffsetY method.


This example sets the horizontal and vertical offsets for the shadow of shape three on myDocument. The shadow is offset 5 points to the right of the shape and 3 points above it. If the shape doesn't already have a shadow, this example adds one to it.

Set myDocument = ActiveDocument 
With myDocument.Shapes(3).Shadow 
 .Visible = True 
 .OffsetX = 5 
 .OffsetY = -3 
End With

See also

ShadowFormat Object