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The name attribute specifies either the name of a color profile or a font face.

You can use this attribute with the following SVG elements:


For <font-face-name>, name defines the name of the font face.

Value <name>
Default value None
Animatable Yes

This value specifies the name of a local font. Unlike the syntax allowed between the parentheses of the local(…) clause in an @font-face rule src descriptor, the font name specified in this attribute is not surrounded in single or double quotes.


Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
# FontFaceNameElementNameAttribute
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
# ColorProfileElementNameAttribute