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Name

mouseReleased()

Examples
// Click within the image to change 
// the value of the rectangle

int value = 0;

void draw() {
  fill(value);
  rect(25, 25, 50, 50);
}

void mouseReleased() {
  if (value == 0) {
    value = 255;
  } else {
    value = 0;
  }
}
Description The mouseReleased() function is called every time a mouse button is released.

Mouse and keyboard events only work when a program has draw(). Without draw(), the code is only run once and then stops listening for events.
Syntax
mouseReleased()
mouseReleased(event)
Returnsvoid
RelatedmouseX
mouseY
pmouseX
pmouseY
mousePressed
mousePressed()
mouseClicked()
mouseMoved()
mouseDragged()
mouseButton
mouseWheel()
Updated on August 17, 2014 07:01:09pm EDT

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