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Scale game to div


BudBrain
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Hi,

I've seen a few examples of a canvas scaling to a div, for example:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games/little-roy-wonder-doodler
(You'll need to click play)

When the browser window is reduced in size (< width of 700px ish) the game scales rather nicely to the containing div.

Can anyone advise how the following is achieved? Css or Js?

Thanks

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Both. To give you an idea, you can set the canvas's style with Javascript like this:

var canvas = document.getElementById("canvas");
var div = document.getElementById("gamediv");

canvas.style.width = gamediv.getBoundingClientRect().width + "px";
canvas.style.height = gamediv.getBoundingClientRect().height + "px";
canvas.width = parseFloat(canvas.style.width);
canvas.height = parseFloat(canvas.style.height);

 

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