p5.js | loop() Function

The loop() function is used to call draw() function continuously. The loop() function can be stopped using noLoop() function.

Syntax:

loop()

Below example illustrates the loop() function in p5.js:

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let l = 0;
  
function setup() {
    
  // Create canvas of given size
  createCanvas(500, 300);
    
  // Set the background color
  background('green');
  
}
  
function draw() {
    
  // Set the stroke color
  stroke('white');
    
  l = l + 0.5;
  if (l > width) {
    l = 0;
  }
    
  // Function to draw the line
  line(l, 0, l, height);
    
}
  
function mousePressed() {
  noLoop();
}
  
function mouseReleased() {
  loop();
}

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