Input

The Quick Reference for Input just lists all methods available to be registered for input.

Remember: In order to register input methods, screen.listen() must be called after your methods in your program!

All Input Methods

  • mousedown | When the mouse is pressed or is held, this will be called

  • mouseup | When the mouse is released this is called

  • mousedrag | When the mouse is dragged, this is called anytime the mouse moves and is held.

  • mousemove | When the mouse moves, this method is called.

  • keydown | When a key is pressed or is currently being held, this is called

  • keyup | When a key is released this is called

  • exit | Called when the Screen is abruptly closed or screen.exit() is called.

Example

from pydraw import *
screen = Screen(800, 600, 'Input Example')
box = Rectangle(screen, 375, 275, 50, 50, Color('gray17'))
def mousedown(button, location):
box.color(Color.random())
def mouseup(button, location):
box.rotate(1)
def mousedrag(button, location):
box.border(Color.random())
def mousemove(location):
box.lookat(location)
def keydown(key):
if key == 'w':
box.move(dy=-5)
elif key == 's':
box.move(dy=5)
if key == 'a':
box.move(dx=-5)
elif key == 'd':
box.move(dx=5)
def keyup(key):
if key == 'v':
box.clone()
screen.listen()
fps = 30
running = True
while running:
screen.update()
screen.sleep(1 / fps)