Group

Represents a set of drawing elements, possibly including other groups.

children

Element[]

The children of this group.

options

OptionsStore

The configuration of this element.

Constructors

Group

(options?: GroupOptions)

Creates a new Group instance with the specified options.

Parameters

options?

GroupOptions

Configuration options for the group.

Methods

append

Appends the specified element as a last child of the group.

Parameters

elements

Element[]

bbox

Returns the bounding box of the element with applied transformations.

Returns

Rect

  • The bounding box of the element with transformations applied.

clear

Removes all child elements from the group.

clip

Gets the clipping path for this element.

Returns

Path

  • The clipping path for this element.

clip

Sets the clipping path for this element. The Path instance will be monitored for changes. Can be replaced by calling the clip method.

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Parameters

clip

Path

The element clipping path.

clippedBBox

Returns the bounding box of the element with clipping and transformations applied. This is the rectangle that will fit around the actual rendered element.

Returns

Rect

  • The bounding box of the element with clipping and transformations applied.

containsPoint

Returns true if the shape contains the specified point.

Parameters

point

Point

The point that should be checked.

Returns

boolean

value indicating if the shape contains the point.

insert

Inserts an element at the specified position.

Parameters

position

number

The position to insert the element at. Existing children beyond this position are shifted right.

element

Element

The element to insert.

opacity

Gets the element opacity.

Returns

number

The current element opacity.

opacity

Sets the opacity of the element.

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Parameters

opacity

number

The element opacity. Ranges from 0 (completely transparent) to 1 (completely opaque).

remove

Removes the specified element from the group.

Parameters

element

Element

The element to remove.

removeAt

Removes the child element at the specified position.

Parameters

index

number

The index at which the element currently resides.

transform

Gets the transformation of the element.

Returns

Transformation

  • The current transformation on the element.

transform

Sets the transformation of the element.

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Parameters

transform

Transformation

The transformation to apply to the element.

visible

Gets the visibility of the element.

Returns

boolean

true if the element is visible. Otherwise, returns false.

visible

Sets the visibility of the element.

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Parameters

visible

boolean

A flag which indicates if the element will be visible.