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complex (Complex)

This element specifies that a shapetype contains fragments.

Parent Elements

background2.2.1); hdrShapeDefaults2.15.1.50); object2.3.3.19); pict2.3.3.21); pict2.9.23); shapeDefaults2.15.1.79); shapetype6.1.2.20)




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_Complex">

   <attributeGroup ref="v:AG_Ext"/>