VML ShapeType Attribute

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Determines whether the AutoShape type can be changed by an editor. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<o: element shapetype=" expression ">


If True, the type of an AutoShape cannot be changed in a graphical editor. The default is False.

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