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D3.js path.toString() Function

  • Last Updated : 07 Aug, 2020

The path.toString() function in d3.js is used to return the string representation of the path of the shape drawn. The path representation is according to the SVG’s path data specification.

Syntax:

path.toString() 

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns a string.

Example 1:



HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" path1tent=
        "width=device-width,initial-scale=1.0">
  
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        svg {
            background-color: #f2f2f2;
        }
  
        .path2 {
            stroke: #000;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <div>
        <svg width="100" height="100">
            <path class="path2">
        </svg>
    </div>
  
    <script>
  
        // Creating a path 
        var path = d3.path();
        path.moveTo(10, 10);
        path.bezierCurveTo(95, 10, 50, 90, 10, 10)
          
        // Printing the string of the path
        console.log(path.toString())
        path.bezierCurveTo(90, 10, 15, 110, 10, 10)
          
        // Closing the path 
        path.closePath();
        d3.select(".path2").attr("d", path); 
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output: Path string for this shape is given in console.

Example 2:

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" path1tent=
        "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
  
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        svg {
            background-color: #f2f2f2;
        }
  
        .path2 {
            stroke: #000;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <div>
        <svg width="100" height="100">
            <path class="path2">
        </svg>
    </div>
  
    <script>
  
        // Creating a path 
        var path = d3.path();
        path.moveTo(10, 10);
          
        // Making line to x:90 and y:10 
        path.lineTo(90, 10);
          
        // Closing the path 
        path.closePath();
        path.moveTo(90, 10);
        path.lineTo(90, 90);
          
        // Closing the path 
        path.closePath();
        path.moveTo(90, 90);
        path.lineTo(10, 90);
          
        // Closing the path 
        path.closePath();
        path.moveTo(10, 90);
        path.lineTo(10, 10);
          
        // Closing the path 
        path.closePath();
          
        // Printing the string of the path
        console.log(path.toString())
        d3.select(".path2").attr("d", path); 
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output: The path string for the square shape is given in the console.




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