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  • Last Updated : 16 Jun, 2022
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SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphic. It can be used to make graphics and animations like in HTML canvas.

The SVG <tspan> element defines a subtext within a <text> element or another <tspan> element. It allows for adjustment of the style and/or position of that subtext as per user needs.

Syntax:

<tspan attributes="" >
    Subtext
</tspan>

Attribute:

  • x: x axis coordinates of glyphs.
  • y: y axis coordinates of glyphs.
  • dx: shift along with x-axis.
  • dy: shift along with y-axis.
  • rotate: rotation of glyphs.
  • textlength: render the text’s length.
  • lengthAdjust: adjustments with the rendered length.

Example 1: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<body>
    <svg viewBox="0 0 400 400"
         xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
        <style>
            tspan { font: bold; fill: green; }
        </style>
 
        <text x="10" y="30" class="small">
            <tspan>GeekforGeeks</tspan>:
       Computer Science Portal for Geeks!
        </text>
 
    </svg>
</body>
 
</html>

Output:

Example 2: Fading the color of the rectangle 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<body>
    <svg viewBox="0 0 400 400"
         xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
        <style>
            tspan { fill: green; font: bold 40px sans-serif;}
        </style>
 
        <text x="10" y="30" class="small">
            This is <tspan>Large</tspan> Text
        </text>
 
    </svg>
</body>
 
</html>

Output:

Browsers Supported: The following browsers are supported by this SVG element:

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 9 and above
  • Firefox 1.5 and above
  • Apple Safari 3 and above
  • Opera 9 and above

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