Rely on VML for displaying graphics in browsers

This policy setting controls whether Office 2010 applications save standard raster file format (GIF or PNG) copies of Vector Markup Language (VML) graphics when documents are saved as Web pages.

If you enable this policy setting, Office 2010 applications will not generate alternate files for VML graphics when documents are saved as Web pages. In addition, the "Rely on VML for displaying graphics in browsers" check box is checked in the Web Options dialog in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, and users cannot change it.

If you disable this policy setting, Office 2010 applications also save copies of the graphics in a standard raster file format (GIF or PNG) for use by browsers that cannot display VML. In addition, the "Rely on VML for displaying graphics in browsers" check box is cleared in the Web Options dialog in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, and users cannot change it.

If you do not configure this policy setting, when saving VML graphics, Office 2010 applications also save copies of the graphics in a standard raster file format (GIF or PNG) for use by browsers that cannot display VML. If the "Rely on VML for displaying graphics in browsers" check box in the Web Options dialog is selected, applications will not save raster copies of VML graphics, which means those graphics will not display in non-Microsoft browsers.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\common\internet
Value Namerelyonvml
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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