x-height

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 x-height attribute indicates the height of lowercase glyphs in the font within the font coordinate system.

Only one element is using this attribute: <font-face>

Usage notes

Value <number>
Default value None
Animatable No
<number>
This value indicates the height of lowercase glyphs.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'x-height' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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See also