#8731 Shape plugin

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Media action
Last Updated:
Allon Moritz, Tuesday, 02 May 2023 16:29
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 12:08

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The "Shape" plugin adds a possibility to draw some shapes like a circle, rectangle or ellipse on an image while editing it in the Joomla media manager.

Please read the Concept of image editing plugins article to get more information how to get started with the plugin.

Shape functionality for image editing


The following options are available to configure the shape:

  • Quality
    The quality of the generated image.
  • Type
    The type of the shape, can be a rectangle, circle or ellipse.
  • Style
    The style of the shape, either filled or an outline.
  • Width
    The width of the line.
  • Color
    The color of the line.
  • Opacity
    The opacity of the line.
  • Dash Length
    The line can be a dash then this is the length of it.
  • Dash Space
    The line can be a dash then this is the space between the dashes.
  • Shadow
    The shadow of the line.


If you need to apply the same configuration to multiple images, then you can create unlimited presets in the plugin configuration. These presets do appear in the presets list while editing the plugin. If you select one of these, then the form controls will change to the preset value.

Shape preset

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