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p5.js | setLoop() Function

  • Last Updated : 17 Jan, 2020

The setLoop() function is an inbuilt function in p5.js library. This function is used to play the audio on the web in a loop where you can change the value when the loaded sound is playing and that will affect when it reaches the end of the current playback.

Syntax:

setLoop( Boolean )

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

Parameter: This function accepts a single parameter as mentioned above and described below:

  • Boolean: We all know that Boolean value means true or false, this parameter can the Boolean value true or false.

Below given examples illustrate the p5.js setLoop() function in JavaScript:
Example 1: This example will play the audio in a loop setLoop(true) is set.




var sound; 
  
function preload() { 
  
    // Initialize sound 
    sound = loadSound("pfivesound.mp3"); 
  
function setup() { 
  
    // Playing the preloaded sound in a loop
    sound.play(); 
    sound.setLoop(true);

Example 2: This example will play the sound single time setLoop(false) is set.




var sound; 
  
function preload() { 
  
    // Initialize sound 
    sound = loadSound("pfivesound.mp3"); 
   
function setup() { 
   
    // Playing the preloaded sound 
    sound.play(); 
    sound.setLoop(false);
}

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.js setLooop() function are listed below:

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


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