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<feSpotLight>

The <feSpotLight> SVG filter primitive defines a light source which allows to create a spotlight effect. It that can be used within a lighting filter primitive: <feDiffuseLighting> or <feSpecularLighting>.

Usage context

Categories Light source element
Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
<animate>, <set>

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGFESpotLightElement interface.

Example

HTML Content

<svg width="200" height="200" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
    xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
  <defs>
    <filter id="spotlight">
      <feSpecularLighting result="spotlight" specularConstant="1.5"
          specularExponent="4" lighting-color="#FFF">
        <feSpotLight x="600" y="600" z="400" limitingConeAngle="5.5" />
      </feSpecularLighting>
      <feComposite in="SourceGraphic" in2="spotlight" operator="out"
          k1="0" k2="1" k3="1" k4="0"/>
    </filter>
  </defs>

  <image xlink:href="/files/6457/mdn_logo_only_color.png" x="10%" y="10%"
      width="80%" height="80%" style="filter:url(#spotlight);"/>
</svg>

Result

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
feSpotLight Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
limitingConeAngle Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
pointsAtX Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
pointsAtY Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
pointsAtZ Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
specularExponent Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
x Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
y Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
z Yes 12 4 Yes 9 ?
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
feSpotLight Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
limitingConeAngle Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
pointsAtX Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
pointsAtY Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
pointsAtZ Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
specularExponent Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
x Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
y Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes
z Yes Yes Yes ? ? Yes

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/SVG/Element/feSpotLight