VML Switch Attribute

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Determines whether the handle directions are swapped. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To

H (subelement of Handles)

Tag Syntax

<v: element switch=" expression ">


If True, the handle is switched between the x and y directions if the shape is taller than it is wide. The default value is False.

This attribute is used for shapes with limo stretch behavior.

VML Standard Attribute