Py5KeyEvent.get_key_code()#

Return the key code for the key event.

Examples#

def setup():
    py5.size(200, 200, py5.P2D)
    py5.rect_mode(py5.CENTER)


def draw():
    py5.square(py5.random(py5.width), py5.random(py5.height), 10)


def key_pressed(e):
    msgs = []
    if e.get_key() == py5.CODED:
        key_code = e.get_key_code()
        if key_code == py5.UP:
            py5.println('UP')
        if key_code == py5.LEFT:
            py5.println('LEFT')
        if key_code == py5.RIGHT:
            py5.println('RIGHT')
        if key_code == py5.DOWN:
            py5.println('DOWN')

Description#

Return the key code for the key event. This method is important for key events involving coded keys such as the arrow or modifier keys. This information can also be obtained with key_code.

Underlying Processing method: getKeyCode

Signatures#

get_key_code() -> int

Updated on September 01, 2022 16:36:02pm UTC