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HTML canvas lineTo() Method

Canvas Object Reference Canvas Object

Example

Begin a path, move to position 0,0. Create a line to position 300,150:

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JavaScript:

var c=document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx=c.getContext("2d");
ctx.beginPath();
ctx.moveTo(0,0);
ctx.lineTo(300,150);
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 lineTo() method.

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


Definition and Usage

The lineTo() method adds a new point and creates a line from that point to the last specified point in the canvas (this method does not draw the line).

Tip: Use the stroke() method to actually draw the path on the canvas.

JavaScript syntax: context.lineTo(x,y);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description Play it
x The x-coordinate of where to create the line to Play it »
y The y-coordinate of where to create the line to Play it »

Examples

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Example

Draw a path, shaped as the letter L:

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JavaScript:

var c=document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx=c.getContext("2d");
ctx.beginPath();
ctx.moveTo(20,20);
ctx.lineTo(20,100);
ctx.lineTo(70,100);
ctx.stroke();

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