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SVG Mask DOM interface

The SVGMaskElement interface provides access to the properties of <mask> elements, as well as methods to manipulate them.

Interface overview

Also implement SVGElement, SVGTests, SVGLangSpace, SVGExternalResourcesRequired, SVGStylable, SVGUnitTypes
Methods None
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)


Name Type Description
maskUnits SVGAnimatedEnumeration Corresponds to attribute maskUnits on the given <mask> element. Takes one of the constants defined in SVGUnitTypes
maskContentUnits SVGAnimatedEnumeration Corresponds to attribute maskContentUnits on the given <mask> element. Takes one of the constants defined in SVGUnitTypes
x SVGAnimatedLength Corresponds to attribute x on the given <mask> element.
y SVGAnimatedLength Corresponds to attribute y on the given <mask> element.
width SVGAnimatedLength Corresponds to attribute width on the given <mask> element.
height SVGAnimatedLength Corresponds to attribute height on the given <mask> element.


The SVGMaskElement interface do not provide any specific methods.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 9.0 (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported (Yes) ? (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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