Fwd: [Squeakland] event capture, batched screen updates, wait
kim.rose at vpri.org
Thu Nov 1 08:04:48 PDT 2007
Can your "event theater" help Tim do what he is seeking?
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
> Date: November 1, 2007 3:59:17 AM PDT
> To: Timothy Falconer <timothy at immuexa.com>
> Cc: Squeakland list <squeakland at squeakland.org>
> Subject: Re: [Squeakland] event capture, batched screen updates, wait
> On Nov 1, 2007, at 6:57 , Timothy Falconer wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Three questions about etoys.
>> First, is there a way I can capture the event of turning a page in
>> a book to fire off a script? Specifically:
>> 1. click next to go to page4
>> 2. this fires page4.startTheFun
>> 3. click prev, then click next again
>> 4. fires page4.startTheFun again
> Don't know - I'll let others answer this.
>> Second, when looping within a script, it appears that the screen
>> updates are batched. If I do "repeat 10 ... forward 10", it looks
>> the same as if I did "forward 100". Is there a way around this,
>> or do all screen updates happen on a clock tick.
> Disable the "batchPenTrails" preference. We now changed the default.
>> Last, is there a way to wait a set amount of time, other than
>> rolling my own "wait" using a variable?
> Not in this version of Etoys, no.
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