VML ImageAlignShape Attribute

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Determines the alignment of the stroke image. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To


Tag Syntax


element imagealignshape=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .imagealignshape="expression"



If True, align the image with the shape, else align the image with the window. The default is True.

VML Standard Attribute


The image is aligned with the window.

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   strokecolor="red" fillcolor="red" strokeweight="20pt"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">
   <v:stroke imagealignshape="false" width="5pt" filltype="tile" src="cylinder.gif"/>