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 circleʼs 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 circleʼs 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

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
cxChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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