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Cursor trail algorithm for p5.js

I found this little coding exercise on Processing’s website ( and decided to make a p5.js version of it. The part that I do not understand about this algorithm is how the ellipses drawn (in the trail) shrinks when variable i, which is used as the scale of the ellipse, is increasing. I suspect that it has something to do

p5.js how to freeze canvas?

I try to do something like that : But i want to “freeze” this canvas, so if i load the page i will have 30 rect() at a random height between 30 and 120. Answer One option would be to use noLoop() method inside setup function that will stop draw method loop. Note that with using noLoop and loop methods,