VML ArcSize Attribute

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Defines the amount of roundness for a rounded rectangle. Read/write. VgFraction .

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element arcsize=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .arcSize="expression"



Defines the rounded corners of a rounded rectangle as a percentage of half the smaller dimension of the length and width of a rectangle. 0% would have square corners, and 100% would form circular corners. A square with an ArcSize value of 1.0 would be a circle. The default value is 0.2 (20%).

VML Standard Attribute


The rounded rectangle is drawn with tight-but-rounded corners.

   <v:roundrect id=myrr

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