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The color attribute is used to provide a potential indirect value (currentColor) for the fill, stroke, stop-color, flood-color and lighting-color attributes.

As a presentation attribute, it also can be used as a property directly inside a CSS stylesheet, see css color for further information.

Usage context

Categories Presentation attribute
Value <color> | inherit
Animatable Yes
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)



The following elements can use the color attribute

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