Click event is not firing on click on svg > use > path

Confirmed Issue #10583086


Jan 19, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
Reported by 5 people

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Steps to reproduce

See attached example.

  1. Click on div with red background => click event is displayed in log.
  2. Click on svg > path (with white background) => click event is NOT displayed in log.
  3. Click in svg > path inner circle with transparent background => click event is displayed in log.

Expected result: click event is displayed in log in all cases.


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Comments and activity

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

  • This is a known gap that SVG use element subtrees are added with scripting disabled. I’ve resolved this against feature work that tracks bridging this platform gap

  • You can circumvent this by setting “pointer-events: none” via CSS on the

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