The <feSpotLight> SVG filter primitive allows to create a spotlight effect.

Usage context

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

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGFESpotLightElement interface.

Example

HTML Content

<svg width="200" height="200" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
    xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
  <defs>
    <filter id="spotlight">
      <feSpecularLighting result="spotlight" specularConstant="1.5"
          specularExponent="4" lighting-color="#FFF">
        <feSpotLight x="600" y="600" z="400" limitingConeAngle="5.5" />
      </feSpecularLighting>
      <feComposite in="SourceGraphic" in2="spotlight" operator="out"
          k1="0" k2="1" k3="1" k4="0"/>
    </filter>
  </defs>

  <image xlink:href="/files/6457/mdn_logo_only_color.png" x="10%" y="10%"
      width="80%" height="80%" style="filter:url(#spotlight);"/>
</svg>

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Filter Effects Module Level 1
The definition of '<feSpotLight>' in that specification.
Working Draft No change
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<feSpotLight>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
limitingConeAngleChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
pointsAtXChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
pointsAtYChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
pointsAtZChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
specularExponentChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
xChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
yChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
zChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support 9Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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See also

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