# VML Font-Weight Attribute

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.

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Defines the thickness of the letters of the font. Read/write. String.

Applies To

Tag Syntax

<v: element style="font-weight: expression ">

Script Syntax

element .style.fontweight="expression"

expression=element.style.fontweight

Remarks

The values are the same as the standard HTML style attributes. Values include:

Value Description
normal Normal. Default.
bold Bold.
bolder Heavier than normal.
lighter Lighter than normal.
100 At least as light as the 200 weight.
200 At least as bold as the 100 weight and at least as light as the 300 weight.
300 At least as bold as the 200 weight and at least as light as the 400 weight.
400 Normal.
500 At least as bold as the 400 weight and at least as light as the 600 weight.
600 At least as bold as the 500 weight and at least as light as the 700 weight.
700 Bold.
800 At least as bold as the 700 weight and at least as light as the 900 weight.
900 At least as bold as the 800 weight.

VML Standard Attribute

Example

The font weight is bold.



<v:line from="50 100" to="400 100">
<v:fill on="True" color="red"/>
<v:path textpathok="True"/>
<v:textpath on="True" string="VML Text"
style="font:normal normal bold 36pt Arial"/>
</v:line>