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The limo attribute of a custom vector graphic shape is not retained when you save a document in 2007 Office program

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Consider the following scenario. You create a custom vector graphic shape that uses the limo parameter. The limo parameter allows for the stretching of the shape without affecting the ends of the shape.

You then save the document that contains the custom vector graphic shape in a 2007 Microsoft Office program. Then, you open the same document in an earlier version of Microsoft Office. In this scenario, the stretch ability of the custom vector graphic shape is lost when you open the document.

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The 2007 Office programs do not retain the limo attribute in the following custom vector graphic shapes:
Rounded Rectangle
Plus (Cross)
Bracket Pair
Brace Pair
Vertical Scroll
Horizontal Scroll
Action Buttons
Flowchart Alternate Process
Note You cannot restore the limo parameter to the custom vector graphic shape by saving the document in a 2007 Office program in the 97-2003 file format.

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More information

For more information about the limo parameter and Vector Markup Language (VML), visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Keywords: kbtshoot, kbformat, kbprb, kbgraphic, kbexpertisebeginner, KB916881

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Article Info
Article ID : 916881
Revision : 8
Created on : 10/16/2007
Published on : 10/16/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 461