VML Font-Size Attribute

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Defines the size of the font. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element style="font-size: expression ">

Script Syntax

element .style.fontsize="expression"



The font size is defined in points. The values are the same as the standard HTML style attributes.

VML Standard Attribute


The font size is 36 points.

   <v:line from="50 100" to="400 100">
   <v:fill on="True" color="red"/>
   <v:path textpathok="True"/>
   <v:textpath on="True" string="VML Text"
   style="font:normal normal normal 36pt Arial"/>