VML ArrowOK Attribute

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Determines whether arrowheads will be displayed. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element arrowok=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .arrowok="expression"



If False, the path will not have arrowheads. The default is False. This attribute overrides all other arrowhead attributes in the parent or Stroke element.

VML Standard Attribute


The path will not have an arrowhead.

   <v:line id="whatsmyline"
   from="114pt,66pt" to="402pt,66pt"
   <v:stroke startarrow="block" endarrow="block"/>
   <v:path arrowok="False"/>