Matrix Attribute (Skew)(VML)

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Defines a perspective transform of a skew. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<o: element matrix=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .matrix="expression"



The matrix is a string in the form "sxx, sxy, syx, syy, px, py" where s is scale, p is perspective, and x and y are x and y values. If Offset is in absolute units, then px and py are in emu^-1 units (otherwise they are an inverse fraction of the shape size). The default value is "1,0,0,1,0,0".

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute