SVG getBBox() return incorrect value for text elements in MSEdge

Not reproducible Issue #3740102


Jul 29, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Launch MSEdge
  2. Open the attached html file
  3. The svg text element is not properly aligned center of svg rectangle
  4. The alert shows the incorrect value (diff b/w html “span” and svg “text” bounds)

Expected Results:

The getBBox() should return exact proper value.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rossen A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rossen A.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix” to “Not reproducible”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. After thorough testing, we are unable to reproduce this problem in Edge. Please test this behavior in our latest creator’s update 15063 or the insider build 16199.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

    • I think the bug is only reproducible with some font families.
      Check this jsfiddle for a example:
      Another example font is Triong.

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