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p5.js | textLeading() Function

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  • Last Updated : 17 Apr, 2019
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The textAlign() function in p5.js is used to set the spacing, in pixels, between lines of text. This function is used in all subsequent calls to the text() function.

Syntax:

textLeading(leading)

Parameters: This function accepts single argument leading which stores the size in pixels for spacing between the lines.

Below programs illustrate the textLeading() function in p5.js:

Example 1: This example uses textAlign() function to set the spacing, in pixels, between lines of text.




function setup() {
  
    // Create Canvas of given size
    createCanvas(380, 170);
}
  
function draw() {
    let string = "Geeks \n For \n Geeks";
      
    // Set the background color
    background(220);
      
    // Set the text size
    textSize(16);
      
    // Set the text 
    text(string, 0, 30);
      
    // set the text leading
    textLeading(34)
      
    text(string, 100, 30);
      
    // set the text leading
    textLeading(60)
      
    text(string, 200, 30);
}

Output:

Example 2: This example uses textAlign() function to return the spacing, in pixels, between lines of text.




function setup() {
  
    // Create Canvas of given size
    createCanvas(380, 170);
}
  
function draw() {
      
    let string = "Geeks \n For \n Geeks";
      
    // Set the background color
    background(220);
      
    // Set the text size
    textSize(16);
      
    // Set the text leading
    textLeading(34)
      
    // Get the value of text leading
    var u = textLeading();
      
    // Set the stroke color
    stroke(255, 204, 0);
      
    // Display the value
    text("Value of TextLeading is : " + u, 50, 30);
}

Output:

Reference: https://p5js.org/reference/#/p5/textLeading


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