CanvasRenderingContext2D.removeHitRegion()

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The CanvasRenderingContext2D method removeHitRegion() removes a given hit region from the canvas.

Syntax

void ctx.removeHitRegion(id);

Parameters

id
A DOMString representing the id of the region that is to be removed.

Examples

Using the removeHitRegion method

This example demonstrates the removeHitRegion() method.

HTML

<canvas id="canvas"></canvas>

JavaScript

const canvas = document.getElementById('canvas');
const ctx = canvas.getContext('2d');

// Set a hit region
ctx.addHitRegion({id: 'eyes'});

// Remove it from the canvas
ctx.removeHitRegion('eyes');

Specifications

Canvas hit regions have been removed from the WHATWG Living Standard, although discussions about future standardization are ongoing. See https://github.com/whatwg/html/issues/3407 for more information.

See also