SVG background clipped when scaled

Confirmed Issue #4705340 • Assigned to Kurt C.


Sep 24, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. create element w/ SVG image background
  2. style element using relative units (em) for height & width
  3. apply font-size to parent element

live example:

Note: You can edit the font-size applied to the body in the example to see the clipping behavior across various sizes.

Expected Results:

background image should not be clipped

Actual Results:

Dev Channel specific:



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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 “Kurt C.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Kurt C.” to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “James M.” to “Kurt C.”

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