Rotates all subsequent drawing on a ColdFusion image at a specified point by a specified angle.

imageRotateDrawingAxis(name, angle [, x] [, y]) → returns void

Member Function Syntax

someImage.rotateDrawingAxis(angle [, x] [, y])

Argument Reference for the imageRotateDrawingAxis function


Required: Yes
The ColdFusion image on which this operation is performed.


Required: Yes
The rotation angle in degrees.


Required: No
Default: 0
The x coordinate for the point of rotation.


Required: No
Default: 0
The y coordinate for the point of rotation.

Examples sample code invoking the imageRotateDrawingAxis function

Tag Syntax

This example shows how to create an image with three shapes drawn on the same axis.

<!--- Use imageNew to create a 300x300-pixel image. ---> 
 <cfset myImage=imageNew("",300,300)> 
 <!--- Turn on antialiasing to improve image quality. ---> 
 <cfset imageSetAntialiasing(myImage,"on")> 
 <!--- Set the drawing axis to 30 degrees and the point of rotation at (10,10). ---> 
 <cfset imageRotateDrawingAxis(myImage,30,10,10)> 
 <!--- Set the drawing color to blue. ---> 
 <cfset imageSetDrawingColor(myImage,"blue")> 
 <!--- Draw three shapes with the same color and drawing axis. ---> 
 <cfset imageDrawRect(myImage,150,10,10,150,"yes")> 
 <cfset imageDrawOval(myImage,200,40,45,65,"yes")> 
 <cfset imageDrawRect(myImage,275,10,10,150,"yes")> 
 <cfimage source="#myImage#" action="writeToBrowser"> 

Using rotateDrawingAxis member function

CF 11+ Create a new image, rotate the drawing axis by 45° about the center (71,71) and draw a 'W'

imgObj = imageNew("",152,152,"rgb","149c82");
cfimage(action="writeToBrowser", source=imgObj);

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