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Fabric.js Itext selectionColor Property

Last Updated : 27 Jul, 2021
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Fabric.js is a JavaScript library that is used to work with canvas. The canvas Itext is one of the class of Fabric.js that is used to create Itext instances. The canvas Itext means the Itext is movable and can be stretched according to requirement.In this article we will be using selectionColor property to set the selection color of the canvas Itext.

First import the Fabric.js library. After importing the library, create a canvas block in the body tag which will contain the Itext. After this, initialize an instance of Canvas and Itext class provided by Fabric.js and use the selectionColor property to set the selection color.


fabric.Itext(Itext, {
  selectionColor: string

Parameters: This function takes a single parameter as mentioned above and described below:

  • selectionColor: This parameter takes a string value. It specifies the color of the text selection.

Example: This example uses Fabric.js to set the selectionBackgroundColor property of the canvas Itext.


  <!-- FabricJS CDN -->
  <script src
  <div style="text-align: center;
              width: 400px;"> 
    <h1 style="color: green;"
      Fabric.js | Itext selectionColor Property 
  <div style="text-align: center;"
    <canvas id="canvas" 
            width="400" height="200"
      style="border:1px solid green;"
    var canvas = new fabric.Canvas("canvas"); 
    var geek = new fabric.IText('GeeksforGeeks', {
        selectionColor: 'red'


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