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Name

millis()

Examples
void draw() {
  int m = millis();
  noStroke();
  fill(m % 255);
  rect(25, 25, 50, 50);
}
Description Returns the number of milliseconds (thousandths of a second) since starting the program. This information is often used for timing events and animation sequences.
Syntax
millis()
Returnsint
Relatedsecond()
minute()
hour()
day()
month()
year()
Updated on July 11, 2014 04:17:28pm EDT

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