ascent

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Deprecated
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The ascent attribute defines the maximum unaccented height of the font within the font coordinate system.

If the attribute is not specified, the effect is as if the attribute were set to the difference between the units-per-em value and the vert-origin-y value for the corresponding font.

Only one element is using this attribute: <font-face>

font-face

For <font-face>, ascent defines the maximum unaccented height of the font within the font coordinate system.

Value <number>
Default value Difference between units-per-em and vert-origin-y
Animatable No

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'ascent' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
ascent
Deprecated
Chrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.