Deprecated since SVG 2
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Do not use it in old or new projects. Pages or Web apps using it may break at any time.
SVG supports the standard XML attribute
xml:space to specify the handling of white space characters within a given
<text> element's character data. Note that any child element of a
<text> element may also have an
xml:space attribute which will apply to that child element's text content. Note that this attribute influences the way a browser should parse the xml content and therefore will change the way the DOM is built. It means that any change made to the value of this attribute through the DOM API may have no effect.
Note: Instead of using the
xml:space attribute you should use the
white-space CSS property.
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xml:space="preserve", the string "a b" (three spaces between "a" and "b") will produce a larger separation between "a" and "b" than "a b" (one space between "a" and "b").
All the SVG elements can use the
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