Drawing an arc on HTML5 canvas

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context.arc( 100,200,20,0,1.1*Math.PI,1.9*Math.PI,flase);

Steps for drawing arc 

Step one:

Embed canvas tag inside the body of HTML document

<canvas id="myCanvas" width="600"height="400"style="border:1px solid #0000ff;>

Step Two:

define 2D canvas context:

var canvas = document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var context = canvas.getContext("2d");

Step Three

Set arc style

context.lineWidth= 15;
context.strokeStyle ="black";

Step 4:

Draw an arc and make it visible on the canvas

context.arc(300,240, 80,1.1*Math.PI,1.9,*Math.PI,false);


Complete Code of drawing arc on html5 canvas.

<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>Drawing  an arc on HTML5  canvas</title>
        <canvas id ="myCanvas" width ="600" height ="400"
            style="border: 1px solid blue;">
            var  canvas  = document.getElementById("myCanvas");
            var  context = canvas.getContext('2d');
                 context.lineWidth= 15;
                 context.strokeStyle ="black";
                 context.arc(300,240, 80,1.1*Math.PI,1.9,*Math.PI,false);



figure of arc on HTML5 canvas in web browser


complete code on pencode

[codepen_embed height=500 theme_id=1 slug_hash=’EaXvyK’ user=’aslamwaqar’ default_tab=’html’



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Author: Habibullah Qamar

Its me Habib Ullah Qamar working as a Lecturer (Computer Sciences) in Pakistan. I have an MS(M.Phil) degree in computer sciences with specialization in software engineering from Virtual University of Pakistan Lahore. I have an experience of more than 15 years in the filed of Computer Science as a teacher. Blog Writing is my passion. I have many blogs, This one is special made with the aim of providing 100% Free online coaching and training to the students of under-graduate and postgraduate classes. Most of the students enrolled in computer sciences, information technology, software engineering and related disciplines find it difficult to understand core concepts of programming and office automation. They find difficult in understanding and solving their assignments.

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