Font Attribute

VML Font 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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Specifies a compound value of font attributes. Read/write. String.

Applies To


Tag Syntax

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

Script Syntax

element .style.font="expression"


Defines the attributes of a font, including family, style, weight, size, and variant. The order of definitions in the string is: font-style, font-variant, font-weight, font-size, line-height, and font-family. The values are the same as the standard HTML style attributes.

VML Standard Attribute


The font of the textpath text is italic, small-caps, bold, 36 point Arial.

   <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:italic small-caps bold 36pt Arial"/>



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