The altGlyph element allows sophisticated selection of the glyphs used to render its child character data.

Usage context

Categories Text content element, Text content child element
Permitted content Any elements or character data.
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)



Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGAltGlyphElement interface.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 4.0 (2.0) [1] ? 10.6 4.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 4.0 (2.0) [1] Not supported 11.0 4.0

[1] partial support, see bug 456286 and bug 571808.

The chart is based on these sources.

See also

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