How to Set Size and Style of HTML5 Canvas Text

In this article I have described how to set the style and size of Canvas Text in HTML5.
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Canvas Text in HTML5

  • Canvas element has a property to set the font and style of text in HTML5.
  • With the help of these properties we can set the style and size of canvas text.
  • We can set it to italic, bold etc by default it is set to normal.

Syntax

The syntax to set the property of canvas element

<script>

    context.font = 'italic 50px Times New Roman';

</script>

Lets take an Example

<!DOCTYPE HTML>

<html>

  <head>   

   <script>

            window.onload = function ()
       {

            var canvas = document.getElementById("myCanvas");

            var context = canvas.getContext("2d");

            context.font = "italic 40pt Arial Black";

            context.fillText("welcome", 150, 100);

        };

</script>

  </head>

  <body>

    <canvas id="myCanvas" width="578" height="200"></canvas>

  </body>

</html>

 

OUTPUT


 canvas text.gif

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