Elliptical gradient

Edu García arcnorj at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 22:59:25 UTC 2014

Created https://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-38316.

Thanks for your response and workaround. It's a bit complex doing that
instead of applying the gradient, at least for now due to my architecture,
but nice to know that I have options.

On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 6:19 AM, Jim Graham <james.graham at oracle.com> wrote:

> I could have sworn there was a bug for this, but I can't find it.  You
> should submit one so that we can track the request.
> In the meantime, you could apply your trick to any shape by setting that
> shape as the clip on the proportionally distorted rectangle...
>                         ...jim
> On 8/13/14 4:38 PM, Edu García wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there a way of create an elliptical gradient? The only way I've found
>> is
>> creating a RadialGradient with proportional set as true, and then apply
>> that to a rectangle of the proportions I want. But obviously, that's not
>> very useful if I want to apply it to any shape.
>> If there is no way and this was just an oversight, will it be possible to
>> have a RadialGradient constructor with two points and two radii to cover
>> all the possible cases, like PDF has? We can always adapt the other
>> constructor using the focus angle and length to map to this two points
>> internally, and I'm assuming we do something similar when converting
>> inside
>> Prism (or any of the related subsystems, sorry, I don't know any of the
>> JFX
>> internals yet :D)

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