is_mouse_pressed

The is_mouse_pressed variable stores whether or not a mouse button is currently being pressed.

Examples

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# click within the image and press
# the left and right mouse buttons to
# change the value of the rectangle
def draw():
    if py5.is_mouse_pressed and py5.mouse_button == py5.LEFT:
        py5.fill(0)
    elif py5.is_mouse_pressed and py5.mouse_button == py5.RIGHT:
        py5.fill(255)
    else:
        py5.fill(126)

    py5.rect(25, 25, 50, 50)

Description

The is_mouse_pressed variable stores whether or not a mouse button is currently being pressed. The value is True when any mouse button is pressed, and False if no button is pressed. The mouse_button variable (see the related reference entry) can be used to determine which button has been pressed.

Updated on September 11, 2021 16:51:34pm UTC