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In the p5.js Data, URL string containing either image data and the text contents of the file or a parsed object if the file is JSON and p5.XML if XML.

Local Storage

Description

storeItem()It stores a given value under a key name in the local storage of the browser.
getItem()It is used to retrieve the value that has been stored using the storeItem() function.
clearStorage()It clears all items present in the local storage set using the storeItem() function.
removeItem()It removes the item that has been stored using the storeItem() function.

Dictionary

Description

createStringDict()It is used to create a p5.StringDict instance with the given data.
createNumberDict()It is used to create a p5.NumberDict instance with the given data.

p5.TypedDict

Description

create()It is used to add the given key-value pair or collection of pairs to the dictionary.
set()It is used to add or modify the value at the given key of the dictionary.
print()It is used to print out all the key-value pairs currently present in the dictionary to the console.
get()It is used to return the value at the given key of the dictionary.
size()size() method is used to get the current size of the dictionary.
clear()It is used to remove all the key-value pairs in the typed dictionary.
remove()It is used to remove the given key-value pair from the typed dictionary.
hasKey()It is used to check if the given key exists in the typed dictionary.

p5.NumberDict

Description

add()It adds the given value to the value at the given key and stores the updated value at the same key.
mult()It multiplies the given value to the value at the given key and stores the updated value at the same key.
div()It divides the value at the given key with the given value and stores the updated result at the same key.
minKey()It is used to find the lowest value of key in a number dictionary.
minValue()It is used to find the lowest value in a number dictionary.
maxValue()It is used to find the highest value in a number dictionary.

Array Functions

Description

append()It increases the length of the original array by one.
arrayCopy()It is used to copy a part of source array elements to another destination array.
concat()concat() function is used to concatenate the two given arrays.
reverse()reverse() function is used to reverse the order of the given array element.
shorten()shorten() function is used to decrease the number of elements of the given array by one.
shuffle()shuffle() function is used to shuffle the order of given array elements.
sort()sort() function is used to sort the array elements.
splice()splice() function is used to insert values or array elements in the given array.
subset()subset() function is used to get the subset of the given array elements.

Conversion

Description

float()It is used to get the floating point representation of the given string as a parameter.
int()It is used to convert the given boolean, integer, and float value into its integer representation.
str()It is used to convert the given boolean, string and number value into its string representation.
boolean()It is used to convert the given string and number value into its boolean representation.
byte()It converts the given string of number, number value or boolean into its byte representation.
char()It converts the given string or number value into its corresponding single-character string representation.
unchar()It converts a single-character string into its corresponding integer representation.
hex()hex() function is used to convert a number into its hexadecimal notation.
unhex()It converts a string representation of any input hexadecimal number to its equivalent integer value.

String Functions

Description

join()It is used to join the input array of strings into a single string using separator.
nf()nf() function is used to format the input numbers (integers or floats) into strings.
nfc()It formats the input numbers into strings as well as it places appropriate commas to mark the unit of 1000.
nfp()It formats the input numbers into strings as well as it gives (+) and (-) sign according to the sign of input numbers.
nfs()It adds ” ” (space) in front of positive input numbers and add (-) sign in front of negative input numbers.
split()split() function is used to break the input string into pieces using a delimiter.
splitTokens()It is used to break the input string into pieces of data using a delimiter.
trim()It is used to remove whitespace characters and tab from the beginning and end of an input String.


Last Updated : 22 Aug, 2023
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