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Learning Processing, 2nd Edition by Daniel Shiffman

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I could entertain future historians by saying I think all this superstring stuff is crazy.

—Richard Feynman

In this chapter:

 Storing text in a String object

 Basic String functionality

 Creating and loading fonts

 Displaying text

17-1 Where do strings come from?

In Chapter 15, I discussed a new object data type built into the Processing environment for dealing with images — PImage. In this chapter, I will introduce another new data type, another class you get for free with Processing, called String.

The String class is not a completely new concept. You have dealt with strings before whenever you have printed some text to the message window or loaded an image from a file.

Nevertheless, although I have used a string here and there, I have yet ...

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