P5 Python: Create a Color with hexadecimal

Published: 2020-01-17 21:38:01 -0800 -0800

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I’m using the P5 Python library and want to create a color with hexadecimal, how can I do this?


To create a color with a hex code, you can do:


For example, if I wanted to create a big red circle, I could use the following sketch:

from p5 import *

def setup():
    size(640, 640)

def draw():
    hex_color: str = "#be403b"
    circle((width / 2, height / 2), height/2)


which would create a big circle like so:

A big red circle created using the above p5 sketchA big red circle created using the above p5 sketch

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