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This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The SVGGlyphElement interface corresponds to the <glyph> element.

Object-oriented access to the attributes of the <glyph> element via the SVG DOM is not possible.

Warning: This interface was removed in the SVG 2 specification.


This interface doesn't implement any specific properties, but inherits properties from its parent interface, SVGElement.


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


Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'SVGGlyphElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
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