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Class

PShape

Name

addChild()

Examples

PShape group;

void setup() {

  // Make a group PShape
  group = 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
  group.addChild(path);
  group.addChild(rectangle);
  group.addChild(circle);
}

void draw() {
  background(52);
  translate(mouseX, mouseY);
  shape(group);
}
Description This is a new reference entry for Processing 2.0. It will be updated shortly. For now, please check the Examples to see how to use this new syntax.
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 October 2, 2018 05:02:10pm EDT

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