getPointAtLength()

Deprecated
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 SVGPathElement.getPointAtLength() method returns the point at a given distance along the path.

Note: In SVG 2 this property was moved to the SVGGeometryElement interface, from which the SVGPathElement inherits it.

Syntax

SVGPoint someElement.getPointAtLength(float distance);

Parameters

distance
A float referring to the distance along the path.

Return value

An SVGPoint indicating the point at a given distance along the path.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Deprecated
Chrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes From version 53, this method is defined on the parent SVGGeometryElement interface.
IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes From version 53, this method is defined on the parent SVGGeometryElement interface.
Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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