Src Attribute (Stroke)(VML)

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Defines the source image to load for a stroke 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, then the image is linked.

VML Standard Attribute


The stroke is created with the image specified by the cylinder.gif file.

   <v:shape id="rect01"
   strokecolor="red" fillcolor="red"
   path="m 1,1 l 1,200, 200,200, 200,1 x e">
   <v:stroke src="cylinder.gif" filltype="tile" width="10pt"/>