The feMergeNode takes the result of another filter to be processed by its parent <feMerge>.

Usage context

Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
<animate>, <set>


<svg width="200" height="200"

    <filter id="feOffset" x="-40" y="-20" width="100" height="200">
        <feOffset in="SourceGraphic" dx="60" dy="60" />
        <feGaussianBlur in="SourceGraphic" stdDeviation="5" />
            <feMergeNode in="blur2" />
            <feMergeNode in="SourceGraphic" />

<rect x="40" y="40" width="100" height="100"
       style= "stroke : #000000; fill: green; filter: url(#feOffset);" />
<rect x="40" y="40" width="100" height="100"
        style= "stroke : #000000; fill: green; " />


Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGFEMergeNodeElement interface.


Specification Status Comment
Filter Effects Module Level 1
The definition of '<feMergeNode>' in that specification.
Working Draft  
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<feMergeNode>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support ? 4.0 (2.0) ? 9.0 ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?


The chart is based on these sources.

See also

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