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# SVGTextPositioningElement

The `SVGTextPositioningElement` interface is implemented by elements that support attributes that position individual text glyphs. It is inherited by `SVGTextElement`, `SVGTSpanElement`, `SVGTRefElement` and `SVGAltGlyphElement`.

## Properties

This interface also inherits properties from its parent, `SVGTextContentElement`.

`SVGTextPositioningElement.x` Read only
Returns an `SVGAnimatedLengthList` reflecting the `x` attribute of the given element.
`SVGTextPositioningElement.y` Read only
Returns an `SVGAnimatedLengthList` reflecting the `y` attribute of the given element.
`SVGTextPositioningElement.dx` Read only
Returns an `SVGAnimatedLengthList` reflecting the `dx` attribute of the given element.
`SVGTextPositioningElement.dy` Read only
Returns an `SVGAnimatedLengthList` reflecting the `dy` attribute of the given element.
`SVGTextPositioningElement.rotate` Read only
Returns an `SVGAnimatedNumberList` reflecting the `rotate` attribute of the given element.

## Methods

This interface doesn't provide any specific methods, but inherits methods from its parent, `SVGTextContentElement`.

## Specifications

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

## Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes12 Yes Yes Yes Yes
`dx` ? ? ? ? ? ?
`dy` ? ? ? ? ? ?
`rotate` ? ? ? ? ? ?
`x` ? ? ? ? ? ?
`y` ? ? ? ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes12 Yes Yes Yes ?
`dx` ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
`dy` ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
`rotate` ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
`x` ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
`y` ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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