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Forum: How do I...? 08-03-2020, 12:29 PM
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Posted By djslater107
Using a Boolean variable to control action

Create a boolean world variable, set it to false, and name it something like isActive.

You probably have a while loop controlling the drive around the track. That loop should be
while...
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-06-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,730
Posted By djslater107
Bottles of pop

You are setting a bottles variable to the value of 100 - index
But you are not using that variable in the lyrics you are displaying and so, as near as I can tell you will be displaying

"bottles...
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-04-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By djslater107
Timer in wackamole

Check the resources available at this site:

https://www2.cs.duke.edu/csed/alice09/tutorials.php#helper

I hope this helps.

Don Slater
Alice Project
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-04-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By djslater107
Randomize Bowling Pins Falling

Use the For All In Order control structure with your array of pins.

Also, you will need a count variable of how many pins fall, and use that count to help determine whether you win or lose
...
Forum: How do I...? 07-02-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,225
Posted By djslater107
Fluid motion

There are optional parameters associated with all Alice methods and parameters that might be helpful... Alice assumes a normal acceleration, cruise, and deceleration cycle for each move or turn the...
Forum: How do I...? 06-26-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,470
Posted By djslater107
Multiple Mouse Click events

I assume that you are referring Alice 3...

In the header for the addMouseClickOnObject Listener event, there is an "add detail" menu. One of the menu items in that menu is "multipleEventPolicy"...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 06-26-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By djslater107
Reinstall Alice

This is the first we have heard of this behavior... As a first step delete Alice from your system, download a clean copy and reinstall... Please let us know if this behavior continues...

Contact...
Forum: How do I...? 06-02-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,188
Posted By djslater107
Scoring system

See the attached slides and then contact me at don@alice.org if you have more questions... You may need to use this link to download the .zip file containing the files:
...
Forum: How Do I? 06-02-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,592
Posted By djslater107
Use the #D Environment

IN the video you watched we take advantage of the fact that the Alice environment is 3D, and that the care may be positioned facing one direction for your Northwest stage, but hen you can turn the...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 05-10-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,614
Posted By djslater107
If you would like, you could email me directly...

If you would like, you could email me directly with the attached file to

don@alice.org

Don Slater
Alice Project
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 05-10-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,614
Posted By djslater107
re: Cup Game Issue

I am having trouble downloading your project so that I can look at it. If you could .zip up the project file and submit it, I will be happy to look at it...

I am also not quite understanding the...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 11-06-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,992
Posted By djslater107
Something as simple as saving your project,...

Something as simple as saving your project, quitting and restarting Alice may resolve the issue.

hardware acceleration may need to be turned on for your machine.

Possibly update the drivers of...
Forum: How do I...? 02-02-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,872
Posted By djslater107
Updating video drivers

Actually, Alice will work with Windows 10, but you will probably need to update your video drivers after updating to Win 10, using the drivers from the manufacturer's of your video card, the more...
Forum: How do I...? 01-26-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,956
Posted By djslater107
Timer

Download the .zip file at this link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3xxu8kjxo2vli4m/ScoreKeeperDemo.zip?dl=0

This refers to building a Scorekeeper, but a timer is the same general principle, except the...
Forum: How Do I? 08-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 44,462
Posted By djslater107
It's official: programming will reach Argentinean schools

There has been a question about a recent posting referring to the website as to whether it was spam… It was not… The Alice project has a strong partnership with the Sadosky Foundation in Argentina,...
Forum: How do I...? 06-09-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,710
Posted By djslater107
To add signature, go to the User CP, select Edit...

To add signature, go to the User CP, select Edit User Details, and then add information to Custom Title...

You may also add a custom picture which will also serve as a signature...
Forum: The Lounge 03-18-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,080
Posted By djslater107
It is now time to take this discussion off-line

This thread is not going anywhere useful for the community...

It is time to take it off-line...

Don Slater
Alice Project
Forum: Community News and Announcements 10-10-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,348
Posted By djslater107
He/SheBuilder

For those who are looking for the He/She Builder in the People Gallery of Alice 2.4, there is now a setting in Preferences: Seldom Used tab to activate He/She Builder.

See the attached screen...
Forum: Questions and Comments 05-26-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,634
Posted By djslater107
Font size issue

We have checked in code that allows for command line font scaling via:

-Duimanager.fontScale=2.0

or whatever the user wants.

this will go out in our next release (hopefully this week).
Forum: Questions and Comments 05-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,634
Posted By djslater107
Menu Font Size

I have heard form the development team... They have been wrestling with new features in the gallery. They thought they would be able to wrap that up very soon and the menu font size issue is next on...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 05-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,143
Posted By djslater107
deleting missing object reference from the .xml file

If you are comfortable with this, you can open the .a2w file (which is a .zip compressed file), find the appropriate .xml file referenced in the error message, and delete all references to the...
Forum: Questions and Comments 05-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,188
Posted By djslater107
objects as subparts of other objects

Try to use the vehicle property of the sub-object, making its vehicle the object you wish to join it to...

The groups in the object tree are an organizational convenience only, helping to make the...
Forum: Suggestion Box 05-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,056
Posted By djslater107
Switch statement

Thank you for your interest and your suggestion... We gave considered implementing the Switch statement in Alice and have decided against it.

It is a code construct that we are not sure should be...
Forum: Questions and Comments 05-09-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,948
Posted By djslater107
for all together, for all in order

You are correct... These statements are for lists...

Assume you have a list of cars, for a racing game. You will use the move command, with a random distance traveled.

For all together will...
Forum: Questions and Comments 04-23-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,634
Posted By djslater107
Menu Font Size

Thank you for your interest in Alice, and your posting... I am checking with the development team, and will get back to you...
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