Tips & Tricks: Tweak Mode for Processing

Tweak mode is a very handy tool for Processing. It allows you to easily edit any hard-coded values in your code while the sketch is running. See the video for examples.

How to install?

  1. You need to first install the oscP5 library.
  2. Go to “Sketch –> Import Library –> Add Library…
  3. Search for: oscP5
  4. Click it and Install.
  5. Once installed, close the Library Manager
  6. On the top-right corner of your Processing editor is the mode selector menu. (It probably says Java).
  7. Click the icon and select Add Mode…
  8. You should be able to find Tweak Mode from the list. Install it.
  9. Restart Processing
  10. Select tweak from the mode selector menu.