SVGGeometryElement.getPointAtLength()

The SVGGeometryElement.getPointAtLength() method returns the point at a given distance along the path.

Note: This method was originally part of the SVGPathElement interface. SVG 2 introduced the SVGGeometryElement interface and moved the property to it.

Syntax

DOMPoint someElement.getPointAtLength(float distance);

Parameters

distance
A float referring to the distance along the path.

Return value

A DOMPoint indicating the point at a given distance along the path.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'SVGGeometryElement.getTotalLength()' in that specification.
Candidate 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 ? Firefox Full support 53
Notes
Full support 53
Notes
Notes Before version 53, this method was defined on the SVGPathElement interface, which inherits from this interface.
IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 53
Notes
Full support 53
Notes
Notes Before version 53, this method was defined on the SVGPathElement interface, which inherits from this interface.
Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Full support
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See implementation notes.
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