SVG - Line


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<line> element is used to draw line with a start point and end point.

Declaration

Following is the syntax declaration of <line> element. We've shown main attributes only.

<line
   x1="x-axis co-ordinate"
   y1="y-axis co-ordinate"
   
   x2="x-axis co-ordinate" 
   y2="y-axis co-ordinate" >    
</line>

Attributes

Sr.No. Name&Description
1 x1 − x-axis co-ordinate of the start point. Default is 0.
2 y1 − y-axis co-ordinate of the start point. Default is 0.
3 x2 − x-axis co-ordinate of the end point. Default is 0.
4 y2 − y-axis co-ordinate of the end point. Default is 0.

Example

testSVG.htm
<html>
   <title>SVG Line</title>
   <body>
      
      <h1>Sample SVG Line Image</h1>
      
      <svg width="800" height="800">
         <g>
            <text x="0" y="15" fill="black" >Line #1: Without opacity.</text>
            
            <line x1="20" y1="20" x2="150" y2="150" 
            stroke="black" stroke-width="3" fill="rgb(121,0,121)"></line> 
         </g> 
      </svg>
   
   </body>
</html>

Output

Open textSVG.htm in Chrome web browser. You can use Chrome/Firefox/Opera to view SVG image directly without any plugin. Internet Explorer 9 and higher also supports SVG image rendering.

Line with opacity

<html>
   <title>SVG Line</title>
   <body>
      
      <h1>Sam>le SVG Line Image</h1>
      
      <svg width="800" height="800"> 
         <g>
            <text x="0" y="15" fill="black" >Line #2: With opacity </text>
            
            <line x1="20" y1="20" x2="150" y2="150"  
            style="fill:rgb(121,0,121);stroke-width:3;
            stroke:rgb(0,0,0);stroke-opacity:0.5;opacity:0.5"></line> 
         </g>
      </svg>
   
   </body>
</html>

Output

Open textSVG.htm in Chrome web browser. You can use Chrome/Firefox/Opera to view SVG image directly without any plugin. Internet Explorer 9 and higher also supports SVG image rendering.

svg_shapes.htm
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