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Source Code:            Syntax: C#
// Patterns
// by REAS <>

// Move the cursor over the image to draw with a software tool 
// which responds to the speed of the mouse.

// Created 19 January 2003

int maxSpeed;
public override void setup()
  size(200, 200);
  // Draw ellipses with their center specified by the first two 
  // paramenters to the ellipse() method

public override void draw() 
  // Call the variableEllipse() method and send it the
  // parameters for the current mouse position
  // and the previous mouse position
  variableEllipse(mouseX, mouseY, pmouseX, pmouseY);

// The simple method variableEllipse() was created specifically 
// for this program. It calculates the speed of the mouse
// and draws a small ellipse if the mouse is moving slowly
// and draws a large ellipse if the mouse is moving quickly 

void variableEllipse(int x, int y, int px, int py) 
  double speed = abs(x-px) + abs(y-py);
  ellipse(x, y, speed, speed);