VML FillColor Attribute

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 the brush color that fills the closed path of a shape. Read/write. IVgColor .

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element fillcolor=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .fillcolor="expression"



The FillColor value is duplicated from the Color attribute of the Fill element.

VML Standard Attribute

See Also

Shape, Fill, IVgColor


The fill color of the rectangle is red.

   <v:rect id=myrect fillcolor="red"

FillColor Attribute Example. (Requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or greater.)