[squeakland] Etoys - arrays/lists?

David Corking lists at dcorking.com
Wed Oct 12 04:12:50 EDT 2011

> R.D. Latimer wrote:
>> Is there a way to create an array or list of numbers - many numbers, like 100 or 1000 or more?
>> From the Illinois website it looks as though a Holder is the only way to do this, copy in a Text object for each array/list element.
>> This method doesn't seem to be the way to store large numbers of values into an array or list.

Yoshiki  wrote:
>  "Doesn't seem to be"...  But can you elaborate a little bit more?
> It may be actually feasible with Text object.  But, yes, such kind of
> large collection is not a common Etoys feature.

I once created a grid of the first 100 natural numbers: it wasn't
pretty to create and took a few minutes of copy and paste. I ended up
with a holder of holders (each containing a row of 10 Text objects.)

So it can be done but I think Yoshiki's suggestions of particles or
textual script would be better.

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