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Fabric.js ActiveSelection shouldCache() Method

  • Last Updated : 19 Mar, 2021

In this article, we are going to see how to use the shouldCache() 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 requirementsFabric.js ActiveSelection getViewportTransform() Method. Further, the ActiveSelection can be customized when it comes to initial stroke color, height, width, fill color, or stroke width.

The shouldCache() Method returns if the object should cache or not.

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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 shouldCache() method.

Syntax:



ActiveSelection.shouldCache()

Parameters: This function does not takes any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the boolean value returns if the object should cache or not.

Example: This example uses FabricJS to set the shouldCache() 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 shouldCache() 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.shouldCache()) 
  
    </script
  </body
  
</html>

Output:


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




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