Class: Polygon


A class to define a shape via user defined coordinates.

new PIXI.Polygon (…points)

Name Type Description
points Array<PIXI.IPointData> | Array<number>

This can be an array of Points that form the polygon, a flat array of numbers that will be interpreted as [x,y, x,y, ...], or the arguments passed can be all the points of the polygon e.g. new PIXI.Polygon(new PIXI.Point(), new PIXI.Point(), ...), or the arguments passed can be flat x,y values e.g. new Polygon(x,y, x,y, x,y, ...) where x and y are Numbers.


closeStroke boolean

false after moveTo, true after closePath. In all other cases it is true.

points number[]

An array of the points of this polygon.

type SHAPES.POLY readonly

The type of the object, mainly used to avoid instanceof checks

Default Value:


Creates a clone of this polygon.

Type Description
  • A copy of the polygon.

contains (x, y) boolean

Checks whether the x and y coordinates passed to this function are contained within this polygon.

Name Type Description
x number

The X coordinate of the point to test.

y number

The Y coordinate of the point to test.

Type Description
  • Whether the x/y coordinates are within this polygon.