The elevation attribute specifies the direction angle for the light source from the XY plane towards the Z-axis, in degrees. Note that the positive Z-axis points towards the viewer of the content.

Only one element is using this attribute: <feDistantLight>

<svg viewBox="0 0 440 200" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <filter id="distantLight1">
      <feDistantLight elevation="0" />
  <filter id="distantLight2">
      <feDistantLight elevation="45" />

  <circle cx="100" cy="100" r="80" style="filter: url(#distantLight1);" />
  <circle cx="100" cy="100" r="80" style="filter: url(#distantLight2); transform: translateX(240px);" />

Usage notes

Value <number>
Default value 0
Animatable Yes


Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
elevation ? ? ? ? ? ?
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
elevation ? ? ? ? ? ?

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