stroke_weight()#

Sets the width of the stroke used for lines, points, and the border around shapes.

Examples#

example picture for stroke_weight()
1def setup():
2    py5.stroke_weight(1)  # default
3    py5.line(20, 20, 80, 20)
4    py5.stroke_weight(4)  # thicker
5    py5.line(20, 40, 80, 40)
6    py5.stroke_weight(10)  # beastly
7    py5.line(20, 70, 80, 70)

Description#

Sets the width of the stroke used for lines, points, and the border around shapes. All widths are set in units of pixels.

Using point() with strokeWeight(1) or smaller may draw nothing to the screen, depending on the graphics settings of the computer. Workarounds include setting the pixel using the pixels[] or np_pixels[] arrays or drawing the point using either circle() or square().

Underlying Processing method: strokeWeight

Syntax#

stroke_weight(weight: float, /) -> None

Parameters#

  • weight: float - the weight (in pixels) of the stroke

Updated on November 12, 2021 11:30:58am UTC