LOWSRC Attribute | lowsrc Property

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Sets or retrieves a lower resolution image to display.


Scriptingobject.lowsrc [ = sURL ]

Possible Values

sURLString that specifies or receives the URL of the lower resolution image.

The property is read/write. The property has no default value.

Expressions can be used in place of the preceding value(s), as of Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5. For more information, see About Dynamic Properties.


If the src property is set in code, the new URL starts loading into the image area and aborts the transfer of any image data that is already loading into the same area. If you want to alter the lowsrc property, you must do so before setting the src property. If the URL in the src property references an image that is not the same size as the image cell it is loaded into, the source image is scaled to fit.

Standards Information

This property is defined in World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Non-Microsoft link.

Applies To

IMG, INPUT, INPUT type=image