SVGEllipseElement

The SVGEllipseElement interface provides access to the properties of <ellipse> elements.

Properties

This interface also inherits properties from its parent interface, SVGGeometryElement.

SVGEllipseElement.cx Read only
This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the cx attribute of the given <ellipse> element.
SVGEllipseElement.cy Read only
This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the cy attribute of the given <ellipse> element.
SVGEllipseElement.rx Read only
This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the rx attribute of the given <ellipse> element.
SVGEllipseElement.ry Read only
This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the ry attribute of the given <ellipse> element.

Methods

This interface doesn't implement any specific methods, but inherits methods from its parent interface, SVGGeometryElement.

Example

SVG content

<svg width="200" height="200" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <ellipse cx="100" cy="100" rx="100" ry="60" id="ellipse"
      onclick="outputSize();"/>
</svg>

JavaScript content

function outputSize() {
  var ellipse = document.getElementById("ellipse");

  // Outputs "horizontal radius: 100 vertical radius: 60"
  console.log(
    'horizontal radius: ' + ellipse.rx.baseVal.valueAsString,
    'vertical radius: ' + ellipse.ry.baseVal.valueAsString
  )
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition) (SVG)
# InterfaceSVGEllipseElement

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See also