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geometry.base.Polygon

Extends IBasePolygonGeometry.

The "Polygon" base geometry.

Constructor | Fields | Events | Methods

Constructor

geometry.base.Polygon([coordinates[, fillRule]])

Parameters:

ParameterDefault valueDescription
coordinates []

Type: Number[][][]

Geometry coordinates.

fillRule "evenOdd"

Type: String

String ID that defines the polygon fill rule. Accepts one of two values:

  • evenOdd - Algorithm that checks whether a point is located in the fill area by drawing a ray from this point to infinity in any direction, and counting the number of contour segments in this shape that are crossed by this ray. If the number is odd, the point is inside it; if even, the point is outside it.
  • nonZero - Algorithm that checks whether a point is located in the fill area by drawing a ray from this point to infinity in any direction, and checking the points at which a segment of the shape crosses this ray. Starting from zero, one is added each time a segment crosses the ray from left to right, and one is subtracted each time a segment crosses the ray from right to left. If the result equals zero, the point is inside the contour. Otherwise, it is outside it.

Example:

var polygon = new ymaps.geometry.base.Polygon([
    // Outer contour.
    [
        [0, 0], [0, 5], [5, 5], [5, 0], [0, 0]
    ],
    // Inner contour.
    [
        [1, 1], [1, 2], [2, 2], [2, 1], [1, 1]
    ]
]);

Fields

NameTypeDescription
eventsevent.Manager

Geometry event manager.

Events

NameDescription
change

Changed coordinates. Instance of the Event class. Names of fields that are available via the Event.get method:

  • oldCoordinates - Old coordinates
  • newCoordinates - New coordinates.
  • oldFillRule - Old fill rule.
  • newFillRule - New fill rule.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

Methods

NameReturnsDescription
contains(position)

Boolean

Checks whether the passed point is located inside the polygon.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

freeze()

IFreezable

Switches the object to "frozen" mode.

Inherited from IFreezable.

get(index)

Number[][]

Returns coordinates of the contour with the specified index.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

getBounds()

Number[][]|null

Returns coordinates of the two opposite corners of the area that surrounds the geometry. The first item in the array is the corner with the smallest coordinate values relative to the rest of the points in the area; the second item is the corner with the largest coordinate values.

Inherited from IBaseGeometry.

getChildGeometry(index)

ILinearRingGeometryAccess

Creates and returns an ILinearRingGeometryAccess object for the specified contour.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

getClosest(anchorPosition)

Object

Searches for the point nearest to "anchorPosition" on the polygon contour.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

getCoordinates()

Number[][][]

Returns an array of geometry coordinates.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

getFillRule()

String

Returns ID of the fill rule.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

getLength()

Integer

Returns the number of contours in the geometry.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

getType()

String

Returns the "Polygon" string.

Inherited from IBasePolygonGeometry.

insert(index, path)

IPolygonGeometryAccess

Adds a new contour with the specified index.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

isFrozen()

Boolean

Returns true if the object is in "frozen" mode, otherwise false.

Inherited from IFreezable.

remove(index)

ILinearRingGeometryAccess

Removes the contour with the specified index.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

set(index, path)

IPolygonGeometryAccess

Sets coordinates of the contour with the specified index.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

setCoordinates(coordinates)

IPolygonGeometryAccess

Sets an array of geometry coordinates.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

setFillRule(fillRule)

IPolygonGeometryAccess

Sets the polygon's fill rule.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

splice(index, number)

ILinearRingGeometryAccess[]

Deletes a defined number of contours, starting from the specified index. New contours can be added in place of the deleted ones. Coordinates of the new contours can be passed as additional arguments after the "number" parameter.

Inherited from IPolygonGeometryAccess.

unfreeze()

IFreezable

Switches the object to active mode.

Inherited from IFreezable.

Fields details

events

{event.Manager} events

Geometry event manager.