<fillOverlay> (Fill Overlay Effect)

This element specifies a fill overlay effect. A fill overlay may be used to specify an additional fill for an object and blend the two fills together.

Parent Elements

<blip>; <cont>; <effectDag>; <effectLst>

Child Elements


<blipFill> (Picture Fill)


<gradFill> (Gradient Fill)


<grpFill> (Group Fill)


<noFill> (No Fill)


<pattFill> (Pattern Fill)


<solidFill> (Solid Fill)




<blend> (Blend)

Specifies how to blend the fill with the base effect.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_BlendMode simple type (§

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_FillOverlayEffect">
	<group ref="EG_FillProperties" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<attribute name="blend" type="ST_BlendMode" use="required"/>