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This attribute is provided for backwards compatibility with SVG 1.1. It provides documentation to XLink-aware processors. In case of a conflict, the target attribute has priority, since it can express a wider range of values.

Usage context

Categories Xlink attribute
Value <string>
Animatable No
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)


The following elements can use the xlink:show attribute

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