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1 SVG Tutorial
2 SVG Examples
3 A Simple SVG Example
4 Displaying SVG in Web Browsers
5 SVG Coordinate System
6 SVG svg element
7 SVG g element
8 SVG rect element
9 SVG circle element
10 SVG ellipse element
11 SVG line element
12 SVG polyline element
13 SVG polygon element
14 SVG path element
15 SVG marker element
16 SVG text element
17 SVG tspan element
18 SVG tref element
19 SVG textpath element
20 SVG switch element
21 SVG image element
22 SVG a element
23 SVG defs Elements
24 SVG symbol Element
25 SVG use Element
26 SVG and CSS - Cascading Style Sheets
27 SVG Stroke
28 SVG Fill
29 SVG Viewport and View Box
30 SVG Animation
31 SVG Scripting
32 SVG Transformation
33 SVG Gradients
34 SVG Fill Patterns
35 SVG Clip Path
36 SVG Masks
37 SVG Filters

SVG line element

The SVG <line> element is used to draw lines inside of SVG images.

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SVG line Example

Here are a few simple SVG line examples:

<svg xmlns=""

    <line x1="0"  y1="10" x2="0"   y2="100" style="stroke:#006600;"/>
        <line x1="10" y1="10" x2="100" y2="100" style="stroke:#006600;"/>
        <line x1="20" y1="10" x2="100" y2="50"  style="stroke:#006600;"/>
        <line x1="30" y1="10" x2="110" y2="10"  style="stroke:#006600;"/>

Here is the resulting SVG image when rendered:

The line begins at the point set by the x1 and y1 attributes.

The line ends at the point set by the x2 and y2 attributes.

The style attribute sets the color and thickness of the stroke (the line). Style attributes are covered in more detail in a different text.

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