VML ConnectorType Attribute

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Indicates the type of connector used for joining shapes. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element o:connectortype=" expression ">


Values include:

Value Description
none No connector.
straight Default. A straight connector.
elbow An elbow-shaped connector.
curved A curved connector.


This attribute may also be used by a rules engine of a graphical editor.

Microsoft Office Extensions Attribute


The shape uses a straight line as a connector.

   <v:rect id=myrect fillcolor="red" o:connectortype="straight"



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