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The CanvasGradient interface represents an opaque object describing a gradient. It is returned by the methods CanvasRenderingContext2D.createLinearGradient() or CanvasRenderingContext2D.createRadialGradient().

It can be used as a fillStyle or strokeStyle.

 

Properties

As an opaque object, there is no exposed property.

Methods

There is no inherited method.

CanvasGradient.addColorStop()
Adds a new stop, defined by an offset and a color, to the gradient. If the offset is not between 0 and 1 an INDEX_SIZE_ERR is raised, if the color can't be parsed as a CSS <color>, a SYNTAX_ERR is raised.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'CanvasGradient' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support4 Yes3.61993.1
addColorStop Yes12 Yes Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ?2.1 Yes410.03.2 Yes
addColorStop ? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

1. Before Firefox 5.0, specifying non-finite values when adding color stops through a call to addColorStop() incorrectly throws SYNTAX_ERR instead of INDEX_SIZE_ERR.

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