The CanvasPattern interface represents an opaque object describing a pattern, based on an image, a canvas or a video, created by the CanvasRenderingContext2D.createPattern() method.


Representing an opaque object, there is no exposed property.


There is no inherited method.

Applies an SVGMatrix representing a linear transform to the pattern.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'CanvasPattern' in that specification.
Living Standard Added setTransform() method in v5.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 4.0 3.6 (1.9.2) 9.0 9.0 3.1
setTransform() No support 33 (33) ? No support ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 2.1 1.0 (1.9.2) ? 10.0 3.2
setTransform() ? 33.0 (33) ? ? ?

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