VML Points Attribute

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Defines a set of points that make up a polyline. Read/write. IVgPoints .

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element points=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .points="expression"



Defines a set of straight line segments that are composed of a series of points. If the parent is not a VML element, the default unit is a pixel (but in, cm, mm, pt, pc may also be specified). The default value is "0,0 10,10". Note that commas are not required, but they make for easier readability.

VML Standard Attribute


The polyline starts at the point 10,10 and ends at 100,100, with the valuesin points.

   <v:polyline id="mypolyline"
   points="10pt,10pt 100pt,100pt">

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