VML AllowOverlap Attribute

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Determines if a shape can overlap other shapes. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element o:allowoverlap=" expression ">


If False, used by Microsoft Word to simulate the left and right values of the standard HTML Float style attribute. The default value is True.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute

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