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Microsoft KB Archive/106323

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WD: WordBasic Examples: ShadingPattern


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
  • Microsoft Word for Windows NT, version 6.0
  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 7.0, 7.0a
  • Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, versions 6.0, 6.0.1


This article contains an example that demonstrates the use of the following WordBasic statements or functions:



This article supplements the information in online Help. To open this Help topic in Word for Windows, choose Contents from the Help menu and then choose the "Programming with Microsoft Word" topic. In Word for the Macintosh, click the Help icon, select Microsoft Word Help and choose "Programming with Microsoft Word."

WARNING: ANY USE BY YOU OF THE CODE PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Microsoft provides this macro code "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.

ShadingPattern or ShadingPattern()


ShadingPattern Type


This example inserts a table into the document, then adds shading to the first row using the ShadingPattern command.

   Sub MAIN
      TableInsertTable .NumRows = 5, .NumColumns = 3
      MsgBox "Shading is off and ShadingPattern() returns a" +\ 
      ShadingPattern 17
      MsgBox "Shading is on and ShadingPattern() returns a" +\ 
   End Sub 

Additional query words: macro

Keywords : kb3rdparty kbprint kbfield winword macword word6 winword2 word7 word95
Issue type : kbinfo
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Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000
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