ThreeDFormat.Depth property (Word)

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



expression A variable that represents a 'ThreeDFormat' object.


The Depth property can be a value 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 the active document and then specifies that the oval be extruded to a depth of 50 points and that the extrusion be purple.

Dim docActive As Document 
Dim shapeNew As Shape 
Set docActive = ActiveDocument 
Set shapeNew = docActive.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeOval, _ 
 90, 90, 90, 40) 
With shapeNew.ThreeD 
 .Visible = True 
 .Depth = 50 
 ' RGB value for purple 
 .ExtrusionColor.RGB = RGB(255, 100, 255) 
End With

See also

ThreeDFormat Object

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