VML EndCap Attribute

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Defines the cap style for the end of a stroke. Read/write. VgLineEndCapStyle.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element endcap=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .endcap="expression"



Values include:

  • Flat (default)
  • Square
  • Round

VML Standard Attribute


A line is drawn with a flat cap on the end of the stroke.

   <v:line strokecolor="red"
   strokeweight="2pt" to="100pt,20pt" from="20pt,20pt">
   <v:stroke endcap="flat"/>