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    The filter element serves as container for atomic filter operations. It is never rendered directly. A filter is referenced by using the filter attribute on the target SVG element.

    Usage context

    Categories None
    Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
    descriptive elements »
    filter primitive elements »
    <animate>, <set>
    Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)



    Global attributes

    Specific attributes

    DOM Interface

    This element implements the SVGFilterElement interface.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 1.0 4.0 (2.0) 10.0 9.0 3.0
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) Not supported 9.5 3.0[1]

    [1] There are some remaining issues in Webkit browsers.

    The chart is based on these sources.

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: kscarfone, Manuel_Strehl, GKFX, fscholz, Jeremie
    Last updated by: fscholz,