How to use HTML5 Canvas Path

This article describe about HTML5 Canvas Path.
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HTML5 canvas Path

  • Subpath is connect of two points.
  • Start point and ending point is connect subpath.
  • Some predefine method is use in create path: lineTo(), arcTo(), quadraticTo() and bezierCurveTo()
  • beingpath() method start a new path.

Syntax

<script>
      context.beginPath();
</script>

Example

<!DOCTYPE HTML>

<html>

  <head>

    <style>

      body

{

        margin: 0px;

        padding: 0px;

      }

      #myCanvas

 {

        border: 1px solid #9C9898;

      }

    </style>

    <script>

        window.onload = function ()

 {

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

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

 

            context.beginPath();

            context.moveTo(100, 20);

 

            // line 1

            context.lineTo(200, 160);

 

            // quadratic curve

            context.quadraticCurveTo(230, 200, 250, 120);

 

            // bezier curve

            context.bezierCurveTo(290, -40, 300, 200, 400, 150);

 

            // line 2

            context.lineTo(500, 90);

 

            context.lineWidth = 5;

            context.strokeStyle = "blue";

            context.stroke();

        };

 

    </script>

  </head>

  <body>

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

  </body>

</html>

 

Output

path.jpg

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