How to draw a line in HTML5 SVG?

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SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics and is a language for describing 2D-graphics and graphical applications in XML and the XML is then rendered by an SVG viewer. Most of the web browsers can display SVG just like they can display PNG, GIF, and JPG.

To draw a line in HTML SVG, use the SVG <line> element.


You can try to run the following code to learn how to draw a line in HTML5 SVG.

<!DOCTYPE html>
         #svgelem {
            position: relative;
            left: 10%;
            -webkit-transform: translateX(-20%);
            -ms-transform: translateX(-20%);
            transform: translateX(-20%);
      <title>HTML5 SVG Line</title>
      <h2>HTML5 SVG Line</h2>
      <svg id = "svgelem" width = "300" height = "200" xmlns = "">
         <line x1 = "0" y1 = "0" x2 = "100" y2 = "100" style = "stroke:red;stroke-width:2"/>


Published on 24-Apr-2018 12:07:07