HRef Attribute (Shape)(VML)

This topic describes VML, a feature that is deprecated as of Windows Internet Explorer 9. Webpages and applications that rely on VML should be migrated to SVG or other widely supported standards.

Note  As of December 2011, this topic has been archived. As a result, it is no longer actively maintained. For more information, see Archived Content. For information, recommendations, and guidance regarding the current version of Windows Internet Explorer, see Internet Explorer Developer Center.

Defines a URL for a shape. When the shape is clicked, the browser will load the URL. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element href=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .href="expression"



The HRef attribute is similar to the standard HTML HRef attribute of anchors.

Using HRef makes it easy to create interesting buttons on a Web page.

VML Standard Attribute


When the rectangle is clicked, the browser will load the Microsoft Corporation home page.

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

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



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