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Class

PShape

Name

addChild()

Examples
PShape house;

void setup() {
  size(200, 200);

  // Make a group PShape
  house = createShape(GROUP);
  
  // Make three shapes
  PShape path = createShape();
  path.beginShape();
  path.vertex(-20, -20);
  path.vertex(0, -40);
  path.vertex(20, -20);
  path.endShape();
  PShape rectangle = createShape(RECT, -20, -20, 40, 40);
  PShape circle = createShape(ELLIPSE, 0, 0, 20, 20);
  
  // Add all three as children
  house.addChild(path);
  house.addChild(rectangle);
  house.addChild(circle);
}

void draw() {
  background(52);
  translate(mouseX, mouseY);
  shape(house);
}
Description Adds a child PShape to a parent PShape that is defined as a GROUP. In the example, the three shapes path, rectangle, and circle are added to a parent PShape variable named house that is a GROUP.
Syntax
sh.addChild(who)
sh.addChild(who, idx)
Parameters
sh PShape: any variable of type PShape
who PShape: any variable of type PShape
idx int: the layer position in which to insert the new child
Returnsvoid
RelatedgetChild()
Updated on June 6, 2020 10:05:49pm EDT