Type Function Library display.* Return value ShapeObject Revision 2018.3301 Keywords circle, vector object See also Shapes — Paths, Fills, Strokes (guide) Display Objects (guide)
Creates a circle with radius radius centered at specified coordinates (
yCenter). The local origin is at the center of the circle and the anchor point is initialized to this local origin.
Vector circles of very small radius
10 for example)
display.newCircle( [parent,] xCenter, yCenter, radius )
GroupObject. An optional display group in which to insert the circle.
Numbers. The x and y coordinates for the center of the circle.
Number. The radius for the circle. This must be greater than
(Inherits properties from ShapeObject)
Shape objects have a
path property that exposes properties of the path:
Number. Radius of the circle.
local myCircle = display.newCircle( 100, 100, 30 ) myCircle:setFillColor( 0.5 )
myCircle.strokeWidth = 5 myCircle:setStrokeColor( 1, 0, 0 )