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Draw an ellipse.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
GraphicsMagick 3.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "GMImage.DrawEllipse"; ImageRef; originX; originY; radiusX; radiusY; arcStart; arcEnd )   More


Parameter Description Example
ImageRef The image reference number. 1
originX The X coordinate for origin position.
originY The Y coordinate for origin position.
radiusX The radius.
radiusY The radius.
arcStart The start degree value.
arcEnd The end degree value.


Returns OK or error message.


Draw an ellipse.
Draw an ellipse using the stroke color and thickness, specified origin, x & y radius, as well as specified start and end of arc in degrees. If a fill color is specified, then the object is filled.

If you have an open path, the command is added there for later drawing with GMImage.DrawPath.


Draws an ellipse in a new image:

Set Variable [ $img; Wert:MBS("GMImage.New"; "300x200"; "RGB 1 1 1") ]
Set Variable [ $r; Wert:MBS("GMImage.SetStrokeColor"; $img; "RGB 1 0 0") ]
Set Variable [ $r; Wert:MBS("GMImage.SetFillColor"; $img; "RGB 0 0 1") ]
Set Variable [ $r; Wert:MBS("GMImage.SetLineWidth"; $img; 5) ]
Set Variable [ $r; Wert:MBS("GMImage.DrawEllipse"; $img; 150; 100; 80; 60; 0; 360) ]
Set Variable [ $png; Wert:MBS("GMImage.WriteToPNGContainer"; $img; "test.png") ]
Set Variable [ $r; Wert:MBS("GMImage.Release"; $img) ]
Set Field [ Drawing::Image; $png ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 21st December 2018

GMImage.DrawCircle - GMImage.DrawLine