The markerHeight attribute represents the height of the viewport into which the <marker> is to be fitted when it is rendered according to the viewBox and preserveAspectRatio attributes.

Only one element is using this attribute: <marker>

Usage notes

Value <length-percentage> | <number>
Default value 3
Animatable Yes
This value defines either an absolute or a relative height of the marker.
Relative values refer to the height specified via the viewBox and preserveAspectRatio attributes.
This value defines the height of the marker in the units defined by the markerUnits attribute.

A value of zero disables rendering of the element and negative values are an error.


Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'markerHeight' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Allowed percentage and number values.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'markerHeight' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
markerHeight Yes 12 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
markerHeight Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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