VML Brightness Attribute

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Specifies the overall brightness of a scene. Read/write. VgNumber.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<o: element brightness=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .brightness="expression"



The default value is 20,000.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute