Src Attribute (ImageData)(VML)

This topic describes VML, a feature that is deprecated as of Windows Internet Explorer 9. Webpages and applications that rely on VML should be migrated to SVG or other widely supported standards.


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Defines a source for the image. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element src=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .src="expression"



This attribute must always be used with the ImageData element and point to valid image data for a picture to be displayed. If this attribute appears without HRef or Title, then the image is linked.

VML Standard Attribute


The source of the image is a file named "kids.jpg".

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   coordorigin="0 0" coordsize="200 200"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">
   <v:imagedata src="kids.jpg"/>