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96. Easier mouse in a rectangle

Using rectMode(CENTER) makes it harder to find out if the mouse is inside a square. If we use rectMode(CORNERS) the program becomes much simpler because we don't need to calculate the position of the four walls of our rectangle: we already know them.
In this episode we also see a small example of how we can generate colors that have the same hue but a different brightness or saturation.

Tags: rect, inside, mouse, point

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