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the stroke-dashoffset attribute specifies the distance into the dash pattern to start the dash.

If a <percentage> is used, the value represents a percentage of the current viewport.

Values can be negative.

Usage context

Categories Presentation attribute
Value <percentage> | <length> | inherit
Initial value 0
Animatable Yes
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)



The following elements can use the stroke-dashoffset attribute

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