SVG text-anchor="middle" breaks when using special characters

Confirmed Issue #5126262 • Assigned to Ian P.


Oct 22, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Open the fiddle in MS Edge:
Compare the rendered result with Chrome/Firefox/Safari/whatever.

Here’s the content of the fiddle:

<svg version="1.1" baseProfile="full" xmlns="" xmlns:xlink="" xmlns:ev="">
<text text-anchor="middle" dx="100" dy="100">---- Foobar ----</text>
<text text-anchor="middle" dx="100" dy="120">Foobar²</text>

Expected Results:

The content of both text tags should be centered equally in position dx="100".

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 “Kevin B.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Kevin B.” to “Rossen A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rossen A.” to “Ian P.”

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