Setting innerHTML on defs tags has no effect

Fixed Issue #15067283


Jason C.
Dec 12, 2017
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Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer
Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

Sample Plunker:
On Chrome, Firefox and Opera, clicking on “toggle” changes the background of the rectangle (from red to blue-striped). However, on IE 11 and Edge, the red background changes to solid black, as the pattern ISN’T inserted into the defs tag.

Windows 10 Enterprise, 64-bit
IE 11.0.10240.17146
Edge 20.10240.17146.0


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

    • Hi Jason,

      I tested this on 16299.64 and the toggle is working.  It looks like this have been fixed.

      Will you provide the extended version of Windows 10 you are using?  Win  S and type “winver” and hit enter?

      Thank you,


    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “travil”

    • I’m currently using version 10240.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Fixed”

    • Hi Jason,

      This has been indeed been fixed in the latest build.  We typically only merge back security related issues to previous Windows 10 releases.

      Thank you for the submission,

      The MS Edge Team

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