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HTML canvas lineJoin Property

Canvas Object Reference Canvas Object

Example

Create a rounded corner when the two lines meet:

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JavaScript:

var c=document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx=c.getContext("2d");
ctx.beginPath();
ctx.lineJoin="round";
ctx.moveTo(20,20);
ctx.lineTo(100,50);
ctx.lineTo(20,100);
ctx.stroke();

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support the lineJoin property.

Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <canvas> element.


Definition and Usage

The lineJoin property sets or returns the type of corner created, when two lines meet.

Note: The "miter" value is affected by the miterLimit property.

Default value: miter
JavaScript syntax: context.lineJoin="bevel|round|miter";

Property Values

Value Description Play it
bevel Creates a beveled corner Play it »
round Creates a rounded corner Play it »
miter Default. Creates a sharp corner Play it »

Canvas Object Reference Canvas Object