Title Attribute (Shape)(VML)

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Defines the text displayed when the mouse pointer moves over the shape. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

<v: element title=" expression ">

Script Syntax

element .title="expression"



The Title attribute is similar to the standard HTML Title attribute. The behavior of a title is similar to a Microsoft Windows ToolTip.

VML Standard Attribute


The title of the shape is "ToolTip display" and will appear when the mouse pointer moves over the shape.

   <v:rect id=myrect fillcolor="red" title="ToolTip display"

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



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