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SVG <text>


SVG Text - <text>

The <text> element is used to define a text.


Example 1

Write a text:

I love SVG! Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

Here is the SVG code:

Example

<svg height="30" width="200">
  <text x="0" y="15" fill="red">I love SVG!</text>
</svg>

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Example 2

Rotate the text:

I love SVG Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

Here is the SVG code:

Example

<svg height="60" width="200">
  <text x="0" y="15" fill="red" transform="rotate(30 20,40)">I love SVG</text>
</svg>

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Example 3

Text on a path:

I love SVG I love SVG Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

Here is the SVG code:

Example

<svg height="90" width="200">
   <defs>
    <path id="path1" d="M20,20 a1,1 0 0,0 100,0" />
  </defs>
  <text x="0" y="100" style="fill:red;">
    <textPath href="#path1">I love SVG I love SVG</textPath>
  </text>
</svg>

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Example 4

The <text> element can be arranged in any number of sub-groups with the <tspan> element. Each <tspan> element can contain different formatting and position.

Text on several lines (with the <tspan> element):

Several lines: First line. Second line. Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

Here is the SVG code:

Example

<svg height="90" width="200">
  <text x="10" y="20" style="fill:red;">Several lines:
    <tspan x="10" y="45">First line.</tspan>
    <tspan x="10" y="70">Second line.</tspan>
  </text>
</svg>

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Example 5

Text as a link (with the <a> element):

I love SVG! Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

Here is the SVG code:

Example

<svg height="30" width="200" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
  <a xlink:href="http://www.w3schools.com/svg/" target="_blank">
    <text x="0" y="15" fill="red">I love SVG!</text>
  </a>
</svg>

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