VML Text Attribute

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Determines whether the text attached to a shape can be edited. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<o: element text=" expression ">


If True, the text attached to a shape cannot be changed by a graphical editor. The default value is False.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute