The setLineDash function

The setLineDash function is used to set the current lineDash setting. The argument that you give to the function should be an array that contains numbers that indicate the desired dash setting, starting with a dash.

Arguments to the function

An example

    window.onload = function ()
        var canvas  = document.getElementById("cvs");
        var context = canvas.getContext('2d');

        // context.setLineDash([1,0]); // A solid line
        // context.setLineDash([3,6]); // A wide gap
        // context.setLineDash([15,5,5,3]); // A pattern starting with a wide dash
        context.arc(125,125,50,0,2 * Math.PI, false);

See also