Src Attribute (Fill)(VML)

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Defines the image to load for a fill. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element src=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .src="expression**"**



URL to an image to load for image and pattern fills. This attribute must always be present and point to valid image data for a picture to appear. If this attribute appears alone (that is, no HRef or Title attribute), then the image is linked.

VML Standard Attribute


A tiled image using the file myimage.gif as a source is displayed.

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   coordorigin="0 0" coordsize="200 200"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">
   <v:fill type="tile" src="myimage.gif"/>