VML MSO-Wrap-Distance-Top Attribute

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Defines the distance from the shape top to the text that wraps around it. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element style="mso-wrap-distance-top: expression ">


Note that this attribute is different from the CSS Margin attribute. Margin changes the origin of the shape to include the margin areas, but the wrap-distance in Microsoft Office does not change the origin of the shape.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute


The shape has a top wrap-distance of 10 points.

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   fillcolor="red" strokecolor="red"
   coordorigin="-500 -500" coordsize="1000 1000"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">