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VML Reference Material - VML

colormru (Most Recently Used Colors)

This element defines a list of up to eight colors which represent the colors most recently used by the user. [Rationale: An application may choose to retain the last color choices a user made, regardless of where on VML shapes they are used, and present those in parts of its user interface. end rationale]


<o:shapedefaults ... >

<o:colormru v:ext="edit" colors="#a01aae,#456b69,#06f,#a1ae24,#d57811"/>


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Parent Elements





colors (Recent colors)

A comma-separated list of up to eight most recently used colors. Default is no value. Colors should be defined using hexadecimal notation - see the ST_ColorType simple type (§ for a full description.




<o:colormru v:ext="edit" colors="#a01aae,#456b69,#06f,#a1ae24,#d57811"/>


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The possible values for this attribute are defined by the XML Schema string datatype.

ext (VML Extension Handling Behavior)


Namespace: urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml

Specifies an optional value that indicates how applications that implement VML should interpret extensions not defined as part of the original specification of core VML.


[Rationale: This part of the original VML specification is included to assist applications that leverage existing VML support in implementing the Office Open XML Format. end rationale]


The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_Ext simple type (§

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_ColorMru">

   <attributeGroup ref="v:AG_Ext"/>

   <attribute name="colors" type="xsd:string"/>