<path> (Path Gradient)

This element defines that a gradient fill will follow a path vs. a linear line.
example: :

The examples above illustrate gradient fills following a circular, rectangular or shape path.

Parent Elements


Child Elements


<fillToRect> (Fill To Rectangle)




<path> (Gradient Fill Path)

Specifies the shape of the path to follow.

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

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

<complexType name="CT_PathShadeProperties">
	<element name="fillToRect" type="CT_RelativeRect" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
	<attribute name="path" type="ST_PathShadeType" use="optional"/>