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

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support 9Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
cxChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
cyChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
rxChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
ryChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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See also

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