ShapeRange.IncrementRotation method (Excel)

Changes the rotation of the specified shape around the z-axis by the specified number of degrees. Use the Rotation property to set the absolute rotation of the shape.


expression.IncrementRotation (Increment)

expression A variable that represents a ShapeRange object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Increment Required Single Specifies how far the shape is to be rotated horizontally, in degrees. A positive value rotates the shape clockwise; a negative value rotates it counterclockwise.


To rotate a three-dimensional shape around the x-axis or the y-axis, use the IncrementRotationX method or the IncrementRotationY method.


This example duplicates shape one on myDocument, sets the fill for the duplicate, moves it 70 points to the right and 50 points up, and rotates it 30 degrees clockwise.

Set myDocument = Worksheets(1) 
With myDocument.Shapes(1).Duplicate 
 .Fill.PresetTextured msoTextureGranite 
 .IncrementLeft 70 
 .IncrementTop -50 
 .IncrementRotation 30 
End With

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