A view is a defined way to view the image, like a zoom level or a detail view.

Usage context

CategoriesNone
Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
Descriptive elements

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

Example

SVG

<svg width="600" height="200" viewBox="0 0 600 200"
    xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
    xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
  <defs>
    <radialGradient id="gradient">
      <stop offset="0%" stop-color="#8cffa0" />
      <stop offset="100%" stop-color="#8ca0ff" />
    </radialGradient>    
  </defs>

  <circle r="50" cx="180" cy="50" style="fill:url(#gradient)"/>

  <view id="halfSizeView" viewBox="0 0 1200 400"/>
  <view id="normalSizeView" viewBox="0 0 600 200"/>
  <view id="doubleSizeView" viewBox="0 0 300 100"/>

  <a xlink:href="#halfSizeView">
    <text x="5" y="20" font-size="20">half size</text>
  </a>
  <a xlink:href="#normalSizeView">
    <text x="5" y="40" font-size="20">normal size</text>
  </a>
  <a xlink:href="#doubleSizeView">
    <text x="5" y="60" font-size="20">double size</text>
  </a>
</svg>

Result

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGViewElement interface.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of '<view>' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation  
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<view>' 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 15IE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 15Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
preserveAspectRatioChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
viewBoxChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
viewTargetChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
zoomAndPanChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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Compatibility unknown  
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