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This attribute indicates the name of the attribute in the parent element that is going to be changed during an animation. 

Usage context

Categories Animation attribute target attribute
Value <attributeName>
Animatable No
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)

Example

This example uses y as the attributeName to animate a rectangle shape by changing its position on the Y axis.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<svg width="250" height="250"
  viewPort="0 0 250 250" version="1.1"
  xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <rect x="50" y="50" width="100" height="100">
    <animate attributeType="XML"
      attributeName="y"
      from="0" to="50"
      dur="5s"/>
  </rect>
</svg>

 

Elements

The following elements can use the attributeName attribute

  • {{ SVGElement("animate") }}
  • {{ SVGElement("animateColor") }}
  • {{ SVGElement("animateTransform") }}
  • {{ SVGElement("set") }}

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<p>« <a href="/en/SVG/Attribute" title="en/SVG/Attribute">SVG Attribute reference home</a></p>
<p>This attribute indicates the name of the attribute in the parent element that is going to be changed during an animation.&nbsp;</p>
<h2 id="Usage_context">Usage context</h2>
<table class="standard-table">
 <tbody>
  <tr>
   <th scope="row">Categories</th>
   <td>Animation attribute target attribute</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
   <th scope="row">Value</th>
   <td>&lt;attributeName&gt;</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
   <th scope="row">Animatable</th>
   <td>No</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
   <th scope="row">Normative document</th>
   <td><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/animate.html#AttributeNameAttribute" title="http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/animate.html#AttributeNameAttribute">SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)</a></td>
  </tr>
 </tbody>
</table>
<h2 id="Example">Example</h2>
<p>This example uses <code>y</code> as the <code>attributeName</code> to animate a rectangle shape by changing its position on the Y axis.</p>
<pre class="brush: xml">
&lt;?xml version="1.0"?&gt;
&lt;svg width="250" height="250"
&nbsp; viewPort="0 0 250 250" version="1.1"
&nbsp; xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"&gt;
  &lt;rect x="50" y="50" width="100" height="100"&gt;
&nbsp;   &lt;animate attributeType="XML"
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   attributeName="y"
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   from="0" to="50"
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   dur="5s"/&gt;
  &lt;/rect&gt;
&lt;/svg&gt;</pre>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<h2 id="Elements">Elements</h2>
<p>The following elements can use the <code>attributeName</code> attribute</p>
<ul>
 <li>{{ SVGElement("animate") }}</li>
 <li>{{ SVGElement("animateColor") }}</li>
 <li>{{ SVGElement("animateTransform") }}</li>
 <li>{{ SVGElement("set") }}</li>
</ul>
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