Returns the total sum of all advance values from rendering all characters within the given text element.
retVal = object.getComputedTextLength();
This method has no parameters.
- Scalable Vector Graphics: Text, Section 10.17.1
The return value of the getComputedTextLength method enables Windows Internet Explorer to make reasonable assumptions about the glyph metrics for non-rendering processes.
The total text advance distance includes the advance values on the glyphs (horizontal or vertical), kerning effects, letter-spacing effects, word-spacing effects, and adjustments because of the dx and dy attributes on SVGTSpanElement elements.