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<vkern>

Deprecated
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The <vkern> SVG element allows to fine-tweak the vertical distance between two glyphs in top-to-bottom fonts. This process is known as kerning.

Usage context

Categories Font element
Permitted content Empty

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGVKernElement interface.

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
vkern ? ? ? ? ? ?
g1 ? ? ? ? ? ?
g2 ? ? ? ? ? ?
k ? ? ? ? ? ?
u1 ? ? ? ? ? ?
u2 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
vkern ? ? ? ? ? ?
g1 ? ? ? ? ? ?
g2 ? ? ? ? ? ?
k ? ? ? ? ? ?
u1 ? ? ? ? ? ?
u2 ? ? ? ? ? ?

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/vkern