p5.js | createColorPicker() Function

The createColorPicker() function in p5.js is used to create a color-picker element in the DOM (Document Object Model) for taking input color. The .color() method is used to get the currently chosen color. This function includes the p5.dom library. Add the following syntax in the head section.

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Syntax:

createColorPicker( value )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter value which holds the default color of color-picker.

Example: This example uses the color-picker object to set the background-color.

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// Create a variable for color-picker object
var color_picker;
  
function setup() {
    
    // Create a canvas
    createCanvas(400,400);
      
    // Create a color-picker object 
    color_picker = createColorPicker("green");
}
  
function draw() {
      
    // Set the background-color as
    // chosen by the color-picker
    background(color_picker.color());
}                    

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Output:

  • Before choose the color:
  • Choose the color from color picker:
  • After selecting the color:

Reference: https://p5js.org/reference/#/p5/createColorPicker

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