Origin Attribute (Skew)(VML)

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Defines the origin of the skew. Read/write. VgVector2D.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<o: element origin=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .origin="expression**"**



Values are typically a percentage of the shape's size and range from -0.5 to +0.5. Larger values are allowed that give offsets as multiples of the shape's size. The default is 0,0.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute