How To Use SVG Font Properties

I’ve said throughout this series that SVG text gains the best of both worlds in that it’s rendered as a graphic while still being selectable and searchable text.

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Happy Thanksgiving — Holiday Images Of New York

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the U.S. and a very belated Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in Canada. Happy Thursday to the rest of the world.

As has become tradition for me, I’m in New York visiting family and as usual I’ve been taking pictures of my trip, including our long walk yesterday in Manhattan.
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How To Adjust The Baseline Alignment Of SVG Text

When you set coordinates to position SVG text, you’re setting the location of the left edge of the text and you’re setting the location of the baseline of the font. Last week I showed how you could adjust the former through the text-anchor attribute and today I want to show you how you can adjust the latter.

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SVG Text Layout And Alignment

At the start of this series on SVG text I mentioned font tables. I said that certain alignment details for rendering a font’s glyphs were contained inside those tables. I also mentioned at some point in the series we’d see how we could alter some of this information

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How To Reuse SVG Text With The tref Element

Writing SVG code once and being able to use it in multiple places helps you write more modular code and it helps make maintenance easier. SVG makes it easy to reuse text through the tref element.

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