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Draw Line Function

thumby.display.drawLine(x1, y1, x2, y2, color) | draws 1px thick line in color from x1 and y1 to x2 and y2 (thickness not variable). Returns None, all parameters required.

  • x1
    • type: int
    • values: 0 (left) ~ 71 (right)
  • y1
    • type: int
    • values: 0 (top) ~ 39 (bottom)
  • x2
    • type: int
    • values: 0 (left) ~ 71 (right)
  • y2
    • type: int
    • values: 0 (top) ~ 39 (bottom)
  • color
    • type: int
    • values: 0 or 1

Line Example

When drawing lines, it may be helpful to use the thumby.display.width and thumby.display.height member variables for the screen width (72), and the height (40). Otherwise, you can do the math yourself. This example uses both methods to draw three different lines:

Bouncing ball
Three lines across the screen horizontally, vertically, and diagonally

# Written by: Laveréna Wienclaw, Feb 2022
import thumby

thumby.display.fill(0) # Fill canvas to black

# Draw a diagonal line from the top left to the bottom right corner
thumby.display.drawLine(0, 0, thumby.display.width, thumby.display.height, 1) # (x1, y1, x2, y2, color)
# Draw another line in the middle, top to bottom
thumby.display.drawLine(36, 0, 36, 40, 1)
# Draw a last line in the middle of the screen from left to right
thumby.display.drawLine(0, 20, 72, 20, 1)

# Update display
thumby.display.update()