JavaFX Canvas misses API to set dashed line stroke

Stephen F Northover steve.x.northover at
Mon Jul 28 22:46:25 UTC 2014

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On 2014-07-22, 5:42 AM, David Gilbert wrote:
> Hello,
> I have created a small open source library that provides a bridge from Java2D to the JavaFX Canvas:
> Unfortunately I have so far not been able to support dashed lines, since the GraphicsContext from the JavaFX Canvas doesn't provide any API to set the line dash attributes.  Did I miss something, or is there really no way to specify dashed lines?  I know this is possible in the Shape API ( but I am specifically interested in drawing dashed lines on the JavaFX Canvas.  Any pointers will be appreciated.
> Best regards,
> David

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