VML Distance Attribute

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Defines the drop distance of a callout. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<o: element distance=" expression ">


The drop distance of a callout is measured from the edge of the shape where the pointer line starts and continues the absolute length of the distance value.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute