baseline-shift

The baseline-shift attribute allows repositioning of the dominant-baseline relative to the dominant-baseline of the parent text content element. The shifted object might be a sub- or superscript.

Note: As a presentation attribute baseline-shift can be used as a CSS property.

Note: This property is going to be deprecated and authors are advised to use vertical-align instead.

You can use this attribute with the following SVG elements:

Usage notes

Value <length-percentage> | sub | super
Default value 0
Animatable Yes
sub

The dominant-baseline is shifted to the default position for subscripts.

super

The dominant-baseline is shifted to the default position for superscripts.

<length-percentage>

A length value raises (positive value) or lowers (negative value) the dominant-baseline of the parent text content element by the specified length.

A percentage value raises (positive value) or lowers (negative value) the dominant-baseline of the parent text content element by the specified percentage of the line-height.

Specifications

Specification
CSS Inline Layout Module Level 3
# baseline-shift-property
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
# BaselineShiftProperty

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