Position Attribute (Fill)(VML)

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Defines the position of fill image. Read/write. VgVector2D .

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element position=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .position="expression"



Specifies a point in the shape to position the origin of the image. Default is the center of the container rectangle. The vector is a fraction of the width and height of the image.

VML Standard Attribute


The image of the fill is shifted right to a point 50% of the width of the shape.

   <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="pattern" position="0.5,0" src="myimage.gif"/>