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<line>

The <line> element is an SVG basic shape used to create a line connecting two points.

<svg viewBox="0 0 100 100" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <line x1="0" y1="80" x2="100" y2="20" stroke="black" />

  <!-- If you do not specify the stroke
       color the line will not be visible -->
</svg>

Attributes

x1
Defines the x-axis coordinate of the line starting point.
Value type: <length>|<percentage>|<number> ; Default value: 0; Animatable: yes
x2
Defines the x-axis coordinate of the line ending point.
Value type: <length>|<percentage>|<number> ; Default value: 0; Animatable: yes
y1
Defines the y-axis coordinate of the line starting point.
Value type: <length>|<percentage>|<number> ; Default value: 0; Animatable: yes
y2
Defines the y-axis coordinate of the line ending point.
Value type: <length>|<percentage>|<number> ; Default value: 0; Animatable: yes
pathLength
Defines the total path length in user units.
Value type: <number> ; Default value: none; Animatable: yes

Global attributes

Core Attributes
Most notably: id, tabindex
Styling Attributes
class, style
Conditional Processing Attributes
Most notably: requiredExtensions, systemLanguage
Event Attributes
Global event attributes, Graphical event attributes
Presentation Attributes
Most notably: clip-path, clip-rule, color, color-interpolation, color-rendering, cursor, display, fill, fill-opacity, fill-rule, filter, mask, opacity, pointer-events, shape-rendering, stroke, stroke-dasharray, stroke-dashoffset, stroke-linecap, stroke-linejoin, stroke-miterlimit, stroke-opacity, stroke-width, transform, vector-effect, visibility
ARIA Attributes
aria-activedescendant, aria-atomic, aria-autocomplete, aria-busy, aria-checked, aria-colcount, aria-colindex, aria-colspan, aria-controls, aria-current, aria-describedby, aria-details, aria-disabled, aria-dropeffect, aria-errormessage, aria-expanded, aria-flowto, aria-grabbed, aria-haspopup, aria-hidden, aria-invalid, aria-keyshortcuts, aria-label, aria-labelledby, aria-level, aria-live, aria-modal, aria-multiline, aria-multiselectable, aria-orientation, aria-owns, aria-placeholder, aria-posinset, aria-pressed, aria-readonly, aria-relevant, aria-required, aria-roledescription, aria-rowcount, aria-rowindex, aria-rowspan, aria-selected, aria-setsize, aria-sort, aria-valuemax, aria-valuemin, aria-valuenow, aria-valuetext, role

Usage notes

Categories Basic shape element, Graphics element, Shape element
Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
Animation elements
Descriptive elements

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of '<line>' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Changed the x1, y1, x2 and y2 attributes to take <length>s, <percentage>s and <number>s
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<line>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
line 1 12 1.5 9 8 3
x1 1 12 1.5 9 8 3
x2 1 12 1.5 9 8 3
y1 1 12 1.5 9 8 3
y2 1 12 1.5 9 8 3
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
line 3 Yes 4 Yes 3 Yes
x1 3 Yes 4 Yes 3 Yes
x2 3 Yes 4 Yes 3 Yes
y1 3 Yes 4 Yes 3 Yes
y2 3 Yes 4 Yes 3 Yes

See also

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Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License v2.5 or later.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/SVG/Element/line