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The xlink:type attribute identifies the type of XLink being used. In SVG, only simple links are available.

You can use this attribute with the following SVG elements:

Usage notes

Value simple
Default value simple
Animatable No

This value specifies that the referred resource is a simple link.


Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
# XLinkTypeAttribute

Browser compatibility

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See also