On Attribute (Shadow)(VML)

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Determines whether a shadow will be displayed. Read/write. VgTriState.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element on=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .on="expression"



If True, the shadow will be displayed. The default value is False.

VML Standard Attribute


The shadow will be displayed.

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   coordorigin="0 0" coordsize="200 200"
   strokecolor="red" fillcolor="red"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">
   <v:shadow on="True"/>

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