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    rect

    The rect element is an SVG basic shape, used to create rectangles based on the position of a corner and their width and height. It may also be used to create rectangles with rounded corners.

    Usage context

    Categories Basic shape element, Graphics element, Shape element
    Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
    Animation elements »
    Descriptive elements »
    Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)

    Example

    Simple rect usage

    Source code Output result
    <?xml version="1.0"?>
    <svg width="120" height="120" 
         viewPort="0 0 120 120" version="1.1"
         xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
    	
    	<rect x="10" y="10" width="100" height="100"/>
    	
    </svg>

    » rect-1.svg

    rect with rounded corners

    Source code Output result
    <?xml version="1.0"?>
    <svg width="120" height="120" 
         viewPort="0 0 120 120" version="1.1"
         xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
    	
    	<rect x="10" y="10" 
    	      width="100" height="100"
    	      rx="15" ry="15"/>
    	
    </svg>

    » rect-2.svg

    Attributes

    Global attributes

    Specific attributes

    DOM Interface

    This element implements the SVGRectElement interface.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 1.0 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 8.0 3.0.4
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support 3.0 1.0 (1.8) Not supported (Yes) 3.0.4

    The chart is based on these sources.

    See also

    Attachments

    File Size Date Attached by
    rect-1.svg
    201 bytes 2011-02-07 15:42:06 Jeremie
    rect-2.svg
    234 bytes 2011-02-07 15:42:06 Jeremie

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: Wjjohnst, gemy_c, Manuel_Strehl, kscarfone, Jeremie
    Last updated by: kscarfone,