VML Spt Attribute

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Defines a number used internally by Microsoft Office to identify types of shapes. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element o:spt=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .spt="expression"



Reserved for internal use only.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute