Shape.Fill property (Excel)

Returns a FillFormat object for a specified shape or a ChartFillFormat object for a specified chart that contains fill formatting properties for the shape or chart. Read-only.



expression A variable that represents a Shape object.


This example adds a rectangle to myDocument and then sets the foreground color, background color, and gradient for the rectangle's fill.

Set myDocument = Worksheets(1) 
With myDocument.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, _ 
        90, 90, 90, 50).Fill 
    .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(128, 0, 0) 
    .BackColor.RGB = RGB(170, 170, 170) 
    .TwoColorGradient msoGradientHorizontal, 1 
End With

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