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the stroke-linejoin attribute specifies the shape to be used at the corners of paths or basic shapes when they are stroked.

As a presentation attribute, it also can be used as a property directly inside a CSS stylesheet

Usage context

Categories Presentation attribute
Value miter | round | bevel | inherit
Animatable Yes
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)


<?xml version="1.0"?>
<svg width="120" height="300"
     viewBox="0 0 120 300" version="1.1"

    <polyline stroke-linejoin="miter"
              points="-20,115 60,40 140,115"
              stroke="black" stroke-width="40"
              fill="none" />

    <polyline stroke-linejoin="round"
              points="-20,200 60,125 140,200"
              stroke="black" stroke-width="40"
              fill="none" />

    <polyline stroke-linejoin="bevel"
              points="-20,285 60,210 140,285"
              stroke="black" stroke-width="40"
              fill="none" />

    <path d="M-20,115 L60,40 L140,115 M-20,200 L60,125 L140,200 M-20,285 L60,210 L140,285"
          stroke="white" fill="none" />

Live sample


The following elements can use the stroke-linejoin attribute

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