From Attribute (Line)(VML)

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Defines the starting point of a line. Read/write. VgVector2D.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element from=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .from="expression"



Defines the starting point of the line in the coordinate space of the parent element.If the parent is not a VML element, the default unit is a pixel (but in, cm, mm, pt, pc may also be specified). Default is 0,0.

VML Standard Attribute


The line starts at a location 10 points down and 10 points to the right of the top left corner of the parent space.

   <v:line id="myline"
   from="10pt,10pt" to="100pt,100pt">

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