The lengthAdjust attribute controls how the text is stretched into the length defined by the textLength attribute.

Four elements are using this attribute: <text>, <textPath>, <tref>, and <tspan>

<svg width="300" height="150" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <g font-face="sans-serif">
    <text x="0" y="20" textLength="300" lengthAdjust="spacing">
      Stretched using spacing only.
    <text x="0" y="50" textLength="300" lengthAdjust="spacingAndGlyphs">
      Stretched using spacing and glyphs.
    <text x="0" y="80" textLength="100" lengthAdjust="spacing">
      Shrunk using spacing only.
    <text x="0" y="110" textLength="100" lengthAdjust="spacingAndGlyphs">
      Shrunk using spacing and glyphs.

Usage notes

Value spacing | spacingAndGlyphs
Default value spacing
Animatable Yes


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

Browser compatibility

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lengthAdjustChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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