has_thread()#

Determine if a thread of a given name exists and is currently running.

Examples#

import time


def slow_thread():
    py5.println('starting slow thread')
    time.sleep(7)
    py5.println('finishing slow thread')


def setup():
    py5.launch_thread(slow_thread, name='slow thread')


def draw():
    if py5.has_thread('slow thread'):
        py5.background(0, 255, 0)
    else:
        py5.background(255, 0, 0)

Description#

Determine if a thread of a given name exists and is currently running. You can get the list of all currently running threads with list_threads().

Signatures#

has_thread(
    name: str,  # name of thread
) -> None

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