Reference for Processing version 1.2. If you have a previous version, use the reference included with your software. If you see any errors or have suggestions, please let us know. If you prefer a more technical reference, visit the Processing Javadoc.



import processing.pdf.*;

void setup() {
  size(400, 400);
  beginRecord(PDF, "everything.pdf");

void draw() {
  ellipse(mouseX, mouseY, 10, 10);

void mousePressed() {
Description Opens a new file and all subsequent drawing functions are echoed to this file as well as the display window. The beginRecord() function requires two parameters, the first is the renderer and the second is the file name. This function is always used with endRecord() to stop the recording process and close the file.
beginRecord(renderer, filename)
renderer For example, PDF or DXF
filename String: filename for output
Usage Application
Related endRecord()
Updated on June 14, 2010 12:05:29pm EDT

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