Create a Canvas Element - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Canvas


You can create a <canvas> element by using the document.createElement() method:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
canvas {/* www.  ja va  2s  .c o  m*/
    border: 1px solid black;

<button onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

<p>Click the button to create a CANVAS element, with drawings (a red rectangle).</p>

function myFunction() {
    var x = document.createElement("CANVAS");
    var ctx = x.getContext("2d");
    ctx.fillStyle = "red";
    ctx.fillRect(20, 20, 150, 100);


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