No SVG data-uris as background CSS working

Not reproducible Issue #6274479


Jan 22, 2016
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Repro Steps:


It works in IE 11 and other modern browsers, but not Edge

Expected Results:

The correct SVG image should appear as the background of the element

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Frank O.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Frank O.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

      Changed Assigned To from “IE S.” to “Bogdan B.”

    • This may be the issue I’m seeing on, where the Tweet button near the bottom doesn’t show the Twitter logo. This button is rendered in an iframe; but if I access the iframe source directly, the SVG is loaded.

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    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

    • I’m also having an issue loading a background: url(…svg) from css. The image appears in other browsers but not for edge.

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