SVGEllipseElement

The SVGEllipseElement interface provides access to the properties of <ellipse> elements.

EventTarget Node Element SVGElement SVGGraphicsElement SVGGeometryElement SVGEllipseElement

Properties

This interface also inherits properties from its parent interface, SVGGeometryElement.

SVGEllipseElement.cx Read only

This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the cx attribute of the given <ellipse> element.

SVGEllipseElement.cy Read only

This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the cy attribute of the given <ellipse> element.

SVGEllipseElement.rx Read only

This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the rx attribute of the given <ellipse> element.

SVGEllipseElement.ry Read only

This property returns a SVGAnimatedLength reflecting the ry attribute of the given <ellipse> element.

Methods

This interface doesn't implement any specific methods, but inherits methods from its parent interface, SVGGeometryElement.

Example

SVG content

<svg width="200" height="200" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <ellipse
    cx="100"
    cy="100"
    rx="100"
    ry="60"
    id="ellipse"
    onclick="outputSize();" />
</svg>

JavaScript content

function outputSize() {
  const ellipse = document.getElementById("ellipse");

  // Outputs "horizontal radius: 100 vertical radius: 60"
  console.log(
    `horizontal radius: ${ellipse.rx.baseVal.valueAsString}`,
    `vertical radius: ${ellipse.ry.baseVal.valueAsString}`
  )
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
# InterfaceSVGEllipseElement

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See also