spacing

The spacing attribute indicates how the user agent should determine the spacing between typographic characters that are to be rendered along a path.

Only one element is using this attribute: <textPath>

Usage notes

Value auto | exact
Default value exact
Animatable Yes
auto
This value indicates that the user agent should use text-on-a-path layout algorithms to adjust the spacing between typographic characters in order to achieve visually appealing results.
exact
This value indicates that the typographic characters should be rendered exactly according to the spacing rules as specified by the layout rules for text-on-a-path.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'spacing' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation No change
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'spacing' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
spacingChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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