p5.js | isPaused() Function

The isPaused() function is an inbuilt function of p5.sound library that verifies that the pause() function performed successfully, if that pause was successful then this function will return true else false. That means it returns a Boolean value.

Syntax:

isPaused()

Note: All the sound-related functions only work when the sound library is included in the head section of the index.html file.

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameter.

Return Values: This function return the Boolean value of play true or false, true means audio is lopping and false means not.



Below examples illustrate the p5.isPaused() function in JavaScript:
Example 1: Before the pause() function will calling isPaused() function.

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var sound; 
var paus; 
   
function preload() { 
   
    // Initialize sound 
    sound = loadSound("song.mp3"); 
   
function setup() { 
         
    // Playing the preloaded sound 
    sound.play(); 
  
    //Checking paused or not 
    var paus = sound.isPaused(); 
    console.log(paus); 
       
    //Looping the sound
    sound.pause(); 

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Output:

false

Example 2: After the pause() function will calling isPaused() function.

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var sound; 
var paus; 
   
function preload() { 
   
    // Initialize sound 
    sound = loadSound("song.mp3"); 
   
function setup() { 
         
    // Playing the preloaded sound 
    sound.play(); 
  
    //Looping the sound
    sound.pause(); 
  
    //Checking paused or not 
    var paus = sound.isPaused(); 
    console.log(paus); 
       
  

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Output:

true

Online editor: https://editor.p5js.org/
Environment Setup: https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/p5-js-soundfile-object-installation-and-methods/

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by p5.isPaused() function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera

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