Patterns are useful design elements. They can provide contrast, create a sense of depth, and add interest to a composition. SVG makes it easy to create and use patterns that are limited only by your imagination.
A common graphic element drawn with SVG are arrowheads. You could create a new one for each line, but that duplicates code. You could reuse a graphic you defined in
<symbol> elements, but then you have to move and rotate your arrowhead with each new line. Better would be to make things easy on yourself and use a
What’s the best way to organize your SVG code? If all you want to draw is a line or simple shape there’s not much to organize, but what about SVGs with multiple shapes and lines that combine to form a more complex whole?