How To Create SVG Arrowheads and Polymarkers — The marker Element

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 <defs> or <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 <marker> element.

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How To Define SVG Content for Reuse — The defs, symbol, And use Elements

An ability to define code in one location and reuse it in another helps you make your code more modular, maintainable, and readable. SVG provides that ability through elements that define the code and elements that reference it for reuse.

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How To Structure Your SVG Code — The <g>, <title>, And <desc> Elements

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?

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Thoughts About Choosing And Working on Priorities

I wish I had more time to do all the things I need to do. There’s not enough time in the day to get everything done. I was too busy to get to it. Sound familiar?

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How To Prevent Your SVG Graphics From Deforming With preserveAspectRatio

For the last few weeks we’ve been looking at SVG coordinate systems, the SVG canvas, the viewport through which we can see a part of the canvas, and the viewBox that lets us map a region of the canvas into the viewport.

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