Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Improve Article

Fabric.js ActiveSelection getCoords() Method

  • Last Updated : 19 Mar, 2021
Geek Week

In this article, we are going to see how to use the getCoords() Method in the canvas ActiveSelection using FabricJS, it used to fill an object. The canvas ActiveSelection means the ActiveSelection is movable and can be stretched according to requirements. Further, the ActiveSelection can be customized when it comes to initial stroke color, height, width, fill color, or stroke width.

The getCoords() method is used to get the correct set of coordinates an object.

Approach: First import the fabric.js library. After importing the library, create a canvas block in the body tag which will contain the ActiveSelection. After this, initialize an instance of Canvas and ActiveSelection class provided by Fabric.JS and use the getCoords() method.

Syntax:

ActiveSelection.getCoords()

Parameters: This function does not take any parameter.



Return Value: This method returns the object value containing correct set of coordinates.

Example: This example uses FabricJS to set the getCoords() method of the canvas ActiveSelection as shown in the below example.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
  <head>
    <!-- FabricJS CDN -->
    <script src
    </script
  </head
  
  <body
    <div style="text-align: center;width: 400px;"
      <h1 style="color: green;"
        GeeksforGeeks 
      </h1>
      <b
        Fabric.js | ActiveSelection getCoords() method 
      </b
  
    </div
  
    <div style="text-align: center;"
      <canvas id="canvas" width="500" height="500"
              style="border:1px solid green;"
      </canvas
    </div
    <img src
         width="100" height="100" id="my-image"
         style="display: none;">
    <script
      var canvas = new fabric.Canvas("canvas"); 
  
      // Getting the image 
      var img = document.getElementById('my-image'); 
  
      // Creating the image instance 
      var geek = new fabric.Image(img, {
      }); 
  
      canvas.add(geek); 
  
      var geek = new fabric.IText('GeeksforGeeks', {
      });
      canvas.add(geek);
      canvas.centerObject(geek); 
  
      var gfg = new fabric.ActiveSelection(canvas.getObjects(), {
      });
      canvas.setActiveObject(gfg);
      canvas.requestRenderAll();
      canvas.centerObject(gfg);
      console.log(gfg.getCoords()) 
  
    </script
  </body
  
</html>

Output:


Reference: http://fabricjs.com/docs/fabric.ActiveSelection.html#getCoords

Hey geek! The constant emerging technologies in the world of web development always keeps the excitement for this subject through the roof. But before you tackle the big projects, we suggest you start by learning the basics. Kickstart your web development journey by learning JS concepts with our JavaScript Course. Now at it’s lowest price ever!




My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :