ColorFormat Object

Multiple objects

Represents the color of a one-color object or the foreground or background color of an object with a gradient or patterned fill. You can set colors to an explicit red-green-blue value by using the RGB property.

Using the ColorFormat Object

Use one of the properties listed in the following table to return a ColorFormat object.

Use this property
With this object
To return a ColorFormat object that represents this
BackColor FillFormat Background fill color (used in a shaded or patterned fill)
ForeColor FillFormat Foreground fill color (or simply the fill color for a solid fill)
BackColor LineFormat Background line color (used in a patterned line)
ForeColor LineFormat Foreground line color (or just the line color for a solid line)
ForeColor ShadowFormat Shadow color
ExtrusionColor ThreeDFormat Color of the sides of an extruded object

Use the RGB property to set a color to an explicit red-green-blue value. The following example adds a rectangle to the active document and then sets the foreground color, background color, and gradient for the rectangle's fill.

With ActiveDocument.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

Properties | Application Property | Black Property | Creator Property | Cyan Property | Ink Property | Magenta Property | Name Property | OverPrint Property | Parent Property | RGB Property | TintAndShade Property | Type Property | Yellow Property

Methods | SetCMYK Method

Parent Objects | FillFormat Object | LineFormat Object | ShadowFormat Object | ThreeDFormat Object

Child Objects