SVGCircleElement.cx

The cx read-only property of the SVGCircleElement interface reflects the cx attribute of a <circle> element and by that defines the x-coordinate of the circle's center. If unspecified, the effect is as if the value is set to 0.

Syntax

var xCoordinate = element.cx;

Value

An SVGAnimatedLength representing the x-coordinate of the circle's center.

Example

SVG

<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 100 100" width="200" height="200">
  <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="50" fill="gold" id="circle"/>
</svg>

JavaScript

const circle = document.getElementById('circle');
console.log(circle.cx);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'SVGCircleElement.cx' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation No change
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'SVGCircleElement.cx' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

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See also