SVGPathElement.getTotalLength()

The SVGPathElement.getTotalLength() method returns the user agent's computed value for the total length of the path in user units.

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

Syntax

float someElement.getTotalLength();

Return value

A float indicating the total length of the path in user units.

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 AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
getTotalLength
Deprecated
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes From version 53, this method is defined on the parent SVGGeometryElement interface.
IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes From version 53, this method is defined on the parent SVGGeometryElement interface.
Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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

See also