VML Flip Attribute

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Switches the orientation of a shape. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element style="flip: expression ">

Script Syntax

element .style.flip="expression"



Values include:

Value Description
x Flip along the y-axis, reversing the x-coordinates.
y Flip along the x-axis, reversing the y-coordinates.
xy Flip along both the y- and x-axis.
yx Flip along both the x- and y-axis.


VML Standard Attribute

See Also



The shape is flipped along the y -axis by reversing the x -coordinates.

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

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



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