Shape.Rotation property (PowerPoint)

Returns or sets the number of degrees the specified shape is rotated around the z-axis. Read/write.



expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return value



A positive value indicates clockwise rotation; a negative value indicates counterclockwise rotation.

To set the rotation of a three-dimensional shape around the x-axis or the y-axis, use the RotationX property or the RotationY property of the ThreeDFormat object.


This example matches the rotation of all shapes on myDocument to the rotation of shape one.

Set myDocument = ActivePresentation.Slides(1)

With myDocument.Shapes

    sh1Rotation = .Item(1).Rotation

    For o = 1 To .Count

        .Item(o).Rotation = sh1Rotation


End With

See also

Shape Object

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