[HTML5] Canvas

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Jun 17 23:54:40 PDT 2007

On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Nawal Kishore Gupta wrote:
> > 
> > Currently there is indeed no built-in way to draw text with <canvas>. 
> > However, you may be interested in:
> > 
> >   http://persistent.info/files/canvas-text/
> Thank you for the info. It's amazing and disappointing to know that 
> canvas don't have this important feature. This kind of Image drawing 
> will not solve the problem, if we need many kind of colors and fonts in 
> drawing.

Indeed, there have been many requests for this feature. We haven't yet 
specified a way to do it, but it is one of the things being considered for 
the next update of the Canvas API.

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