HTML <canvas> width Attribute
A <canvas> element with a height and width of 200 pixels:
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The width attribute is supported in all major browsers.
Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <canvas> tag.
Definition and Usage
The width attribute specifies the width of the <canvas> element, in pixels.
Tip: Each time the height or width of a canvas is re-set, the canvas content will be cleared (see example at bottom of page).
Tip: Learn more about the <canvas> element in our HTML5 Canvas Tutorial.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <canvas> tag is new in HTML5.
|pixels||Specifies the width of the canvas, in pixels (e.g. "100"). Default width is "300"|
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Clear the canvas
HTML <canvas> tag
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