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The read-only property of SVGAElement returns an SVGAnimatedString object that specifies the portion of a target window, frame, pane into which a document is to be opened when a link is activated.

This property is used when there are multiple possible targets for the ending resource, like when the parent document is a mlti-frame HTML or XHTML document.

Syntax = 'value';


An SVGAnimatedString indicating the ending resource target that opens the document when the link is activated.

Sample values can be found here


The code is taken from the "SVGAElement example code"

var linkRef = document.querySelector('a'); ='_blank';


Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'target' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) ? (Yes) (Yes)

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