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HTML canvas arc() Method

HTML canvas arc() Method



The arc() method is used to create an arc or curve.


For your Information:-


For creating a circle, we have to set start angle to 0 and end angle to Math.PI*2.
Then, we have to use stroke() method to actually draw the closed path on canvas and fill() method for coloring it.




Its syntax is:- context.arc(x, y, r, startAngle, endAngle, counterclockwise);


Further Explanation:-


Parameter Description
x The x-coordinate of the center of the circle
y The y-coordinate of the center of the circle
r The radius of the circle
startAngle The starting angle, in radians (0 is at the 3 o'clock position of the arc's circle)
endAngle The ending angle, in radians
counterclockwise False by default, and indicates clockwise, while true indicates counter-clockwise.

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