Quick ReferenceΒΆ

# DrawBot reference

# set a size for the canvas
size(500, 500)

# using the functions width, height and pageCount
print "width:", width()
print "height:", height()

print "pageCount:", pageCount()

# simple shapes

# draw rect x, y, width, height
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)

# draw oval x, y, width, height
oval(10, 120, 100, 100)
oval(120, 120, 100, 100)

# draw polygon
polygon((10, 250), (100, 250), (100, 400), (50, 300), close=False)

# create path
newPath()
# move to point
moveTo((300, 100))
lineTo((400, 100))

# first control point (x1, y1)
# second control point (x2, y2)
# end point (x3, y3)
curveTo((450, 150), (450, 250), (400, 300))
lineTo((300, 300))
# close the path
closePath()
# draw the path
drawPath()

newPage()
# image: path, (x, y), alpha
image("http://f.cl.ly/items/1T3x1y372J371p0v1F2Z/drawBot.jpg", (10, 10), .5)

newPage()
print "pageCount:", pageCount()
# colors
# fill(r, g, b)
# fill(r, g, b, alpha)
# fill(grayvalue)
# fill(grayvalue, alpha)
# fill(None)
fill(.5)
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)

fill(1, 0, 0)
rect(10, 120, 100, 100)

fill(0, 1, 0, .5)
oval(50, 50, 100, 100)

fill(None)

# stroke(r, g, b)
# stroke(r, g, b, alpha)
# stroke(grayvalue)
# stroke(grayvalue, alpha)
# stroke(None)
strokeWidth(8)
stroke(.8)
rect(200, 10, 100, 100)

stroke(.1, .1, .8)
rect(200, 120, 100, 100)

strokeWidth(20)
stroke(1, 0, 1, .5)
oval(250, 50, 100, 100)


newPage()
# stroke attributes

print "pageCount:", pageCount()
fill(None)
stroke(0)
strokeWidth(8)

lineCap("square")
lineJoin("miter")
miterLimit(5)
polygon((10, 10), (10, 400), (50, 350), close=False)

lineCap("round")
lineJoin("round")
polygon((110, 10), (110, 400), (150, 350), close=False)

lineCap("butt")
lineJoin("bevel")
polygon((210, 10), (210, 400), (250, 350), close=False)

lineDash(10, 10, 2, 5)
polygon((310, 10), (310, 400), (350, 350), close=False)

newPage()
print "pageCount:", pageCount()

text("Hello World", (10, 10))

fontSize(100)
fill(1, 0, 0)
stroke(0)
strokeWidth(5)
text("Hello World", (10, 20))

font("Times-Italic", 25)
fill(0, .5, 1)
stroke(None)
textBox("Hello World " * 100, (10, 150, 300, 300))


print "textSize:", textSize("Hallo")

newPage()
# canvas transformations
print "pageCount:", pageCount()

fill(None)
stroke(0)
strokeWidth(3)
save()
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)


scale(2)
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)
restore()

save()
rotate(30)
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)
restore()

save()
skew(30)
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)
restore()

newPage()
print "pageCount:", pageCount()

#    c m y k alpha
cmykFill(0, 1, 0, 0)
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)

strokeWidth(5)
cmykFill(None)
cmykStroke(0, 1, 1, 0)
rect(10, 110, 100, 100)

cmykLinearGradient((10, 210), (10, 310), ([1, 1, 1, 1], [0, 1, 1, 0]))
rect(10, 210, 100, 100)

cmykStroke(None)

cmykRadialGradient((50, 410), (50, 410), ([1, 0, 1, 0], [1, 1, 0, 0], [0, 1, 1, 0]), startRadius=0, endRadius=300)
rect(10, 310, 100, 150)

cmykShadow((10, 10), 20, (0, 1, 1, 0))
oval(130, 310, 300, 150)

newPage()
print "pageCount:", pageCount()

fill(1, 0, 1)
linearGradient((10, 10), (200, 20), ([1, 1, 0], [0, 1, 1]))

rect(10, 10, 200, 200)

radialGradient((50, 410), (50, 410), ([1, 0, 1], [1, 1, 0], [0, 1, 1]), startRadius=0, endRadius=300)
rect(10, 310, 100, 150)

shadow((10, 10), 20, (1, 0, 0))
oval(130, 310, 300, 150)

newPage()

save()

path = BezierPath()
path.oval(20, 20, 300, 100)
clipPath(path)

fill(1, 0, 0, .3)
rect(10, 10, 100, 100)

fontSize(30)
text("Hello World", (50, 80))

restore()

oval(200, 20, 50, 50)

saveImage([
    u"~/Desktop/drawBotTest.pdf",
    u"~/Desktop/drawBotTest.png",
    u"~/Desktop/drawBotTest.svg",
    u"~/Desktop/drawBotTest.mov",
    ])

print "Done"