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HTML canvas scale() Method

❮ Canvas Object

Example

Draw a rectangle, scale to 200%, then draw rectangle again:

YourbrowserdoesnotsupporttheHTML5canvastag.

JavaScript:

var c = document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx = c.getContext("2d");
ctx.strokeRect(5, 5, 25, 15);
ctx.scale(2, 2);
ctx.strokeRect(5, 5, 25, 15);
Try it Yourself »

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Method
scale() 4.0 9.0 3.6 4.0 10.1

Definition and Usage

The scale() method scales the current drawing, bigger or smaller.

Note: If you scale a drawing, all future drawings will also be scaled. The positioning will also be scaled. If you scale(2,2); drawings will be positioned twice as far from the left and top of the canvas as you specify.

JavaScript syntax: context.scale(scalewidth, scaleheight);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description Play it
scalewidth Scales the width of the current drawing (1=100%, 0.5=50%, 2=200%, etc.) Play it »
scaleheight Scales the height of the current drawing (1=100%, 0.5=50%, 2=200%, etc.) Play it »


More Examples

Example

Draw a rectangle, scale to 200%, draw rectangle again, scale to 200%, draw rectangle again, scale to 200%, draw rectangle again:

YourbrowserdoesnotsupporttheHTMLcanvastag.

JavaScript:

var c = document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx = c.getContext("2d");
ctx.strokeRect(5, 5, 25, 15);
ctx.scale(2, 2);
ctx.strokeRect(5, 5, 25, 15);
ctx.scale(2, 2);
ctx.strokeRect(5, 5, 25, 15);
ctx.scale(2, 2);
ctx.strokeRect(5, 5, 25, 15);
Try it Yourself »

❮ Canvas Object