ID Attribute (Image)(VML)

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Defines a name that provides a unique identifier for an image. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element id=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .id="expression"


Use ID to refer to a specific image. Once you have created an image and given it an ID, you can use the ID name when you want to manipulate the image.

VML Standard Attribute


The shape has an ImageData ID called "myimage".

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   coordorigin="0 0" coordsize="200 200"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">
   <v:imagedata id="myimage" src="kids.jpg"/>