Re: [canvas issue]

On Fri, 18 Jun 2010 22:18:14 +0200,  
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> I was playing around with the new canvas tag in HTML5 and I spotted a  
> bug.  I could not find any other reports of this happening, so I thought  
> I should report it to someone.  If this is not the right place to report  
> a bug, I would greatly appreciate if you could point me in the right  
> direction.  After searching long and hard, this seemed like a good place  
> to report this.
> While I was experimenting with the canvas tag in HTML5, I created  
> multiple canvas tags on one page.  When I did this, all of my previous  
> canvases stopped working.  Only the newly created canvas worked.
> I made a web page to put this to the test.  Here is the link to the page:
> Click the button to create a new canvas tag (it will only add 3  
> canvases).  Every time a new canvas is added, the previous ones go blank.
> I tested this in Google Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.  The same thing  
> happens in each browser.
> I appreciate the time you've taken to read this letter and I would like  
> to hear back from you regarding the status of this issue.

Whenever you create a new <canvas> element you recreate the previously  
inserted <canvas> elements as well by using innerHTML in the way you do.  
Since you then not paint on the recreated <canvas> elements they will be  

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Saturday, 19 June 2010 14:15:01 UTC