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  • Last Updated : 15 Apr, 2020

The setPath() function is an inbuilt function in p5.js library. This function is used to reset the source for the SoundFile of new path.


setPath(path, callback)

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 accept two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • path: This parameter holds the path of the new file.
  • callback: This parameter is the name of the function that will be called.

Below example illustrates the p5.setPath() function in JavaScript:

var sound; 
function preload() { 
    // Initialize sound 
    sound = loadSound("pfivesound.mp3");
    sounds = loadSound("pfivesounds.mp3"
function setup() { 
    // Playing the preloaded sound;
    //sound will play twice fast 
    sound.setpath(sounds/pfivesound.mp3, gfg);
 function gfg() {
    alert("setPath function called successfully")

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

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

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