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Forum: Suggestion Box 11-20-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By chickentree
Thanks! I never knew those options existed. I...

Thanks! I never knew those options existed. I wonder how many other options are available but unknown.

Mark
Forum: Suggestion Box 11-04-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By chickentree
rectangle or box with modifiable height width and depth

Is it possible to create an object that has modifiable height, width and depth ratios? The current objects allow resizing but only of the whole object, as far as I can tell there is no way to make...
Forum: How Do I? 10-13-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By chickentree
if you could include the alice movie you've got...

if you could include the alice movie you've got so far we can advise you and perhaps point out the problems you are having.

Mark
Forum: The Lounge 07-31-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By chickentree
Upload appears broken

A student and I both tried to do uploads of alice movies yesterday. The movies were within the size limit, and selected via the file name section of the choose popup dialog. An error line at the...
Forum: The Lounge 07-30-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By chickentree
As to your problem: You are using a while...

As to your problem:

You are using a while loop. The loop will continue until the condition changes to false. So if you had a boolean variable called keepGoing and it was initially set to true...
Forum: The Lounge 07-30-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By chickentree
I have attached the file you sent me not sure why...

I have attached the file you sent me not sure why it is not showing up.
Forum: The Lounge 07-30-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By chickentree
My usual method is to pound my head against a...

My usual method is to pound my head against a cinder block until it stops hurting. At that point I hope to achieve either insight into the problem or total enlightenment.:)
Forum: The Lounge 07-29-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By chickentree
If you attach your movie I will be better able to...

If you attach your movie I will be better able to help you.
There are several ways to get this done and seeing how you approach it will help me tailor my answer to match your method of solving the...
Forum: Questions and Comments 07-25-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By chickentree
I believe for me it started with minute...

I believe for me it started with minute oscillations and pressure variations. These caused small bones in my ear to move and excited hairs attached to nerve endings within the auditory system. The...
Forum: The Lounge 07-25-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By chickentree
Could you attach your Alice movie please?

Could you attach your Alice movie please?
Forum: How do I...? 07-22-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By chickentree
I just installed Alice 2.4.3 on a new Debian...

I just installed Alice 2.4.3 on a new Debian Linux install, it works with Java 1.8.0_13 and did not ask for java 1.6.

If that is still a problem would your IT Dept consider putting Alice in a...
Forum: Questions and Comments 07-18-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By chickentree
A little information might go a long way. What...

A little information might go a long way. What OS are you using? Can you post one of the links you tried to download? How did you try to download it?

Mark
Forum: How do I...? 06-25-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By chickentree
If I understand what you are doing a much better...

If I understand what you are doing a much better way would be to use events in Alice.
Events have less overhead than a method in Alice and they automagically loop. So don't put an infinite loop...
Forum: How Do I? 04-13-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By chickentree
Parameters

When you write a method parameters can be used to pass information to the method. This information can be used and changed within the method without affecting the original values. This allows your...
Forum: The Lounge 03-24-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By chickentree
Can you provide your movie so far, I need to see...

Can you provide your movie so far, I need to see what you are trying to do in order to help.
In general you can use The "Loop" instruction changing the values to count from 99 down to 0. The index...
Forum: The Lounge 02-07-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By chickentree
Ah, yes, reanimating the dead can be difficult at...

Ah, yes, reanimating the dead can be difficult at times ;) Glad you worked it out.
Forum: The Lounge 02-05-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By chickentree
What was the assignment and what areas are you...

What was the assignment and what areas are you having trouble with?

There are people here willing to help, but we need to know what to help with🙃
Forum: How do I...? 01-09-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By chickentree
yah!!

yah!!
Forum: Suggestion Box 01-05-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 827
Posted By chickentree
toLowerCase

It would be really nice to include a "toLowerCase" and or "toUpperCase" functions in the strings section of the world function section.

Mark
Forum: How do I...? 01-05-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By chickentree
Part 2. I would start by removing all the stuff...

Part 2.
I would start by removing all the stuff you are not using and disable all the random instructions temporarily replacing them with values you know. It is hard, bordering on impossible to...
Forum: How do I...? 01-05-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By chickentree
Although I know it is tempting to try and just...

Although I know it is tempting to try and just move stuff around until it works, it is hardly ever productive and when it does work you rarely understand why.
Unfortunately the alternative is...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 01-05-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By chickentree
[QUOTE=BadWolfGeronimo;57459]Everytime I try to...

[QUOTE=BadWolfGeronimo;57459]Everytime I try to play my code, this error pops up after a few seconds. If it's not doing this then there is another error that makes the play screen black and I have to...
Forum: Questions and Comments 01-05-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By chickentree
If you become a guru you might need some monster...

If you become a guru you might need some monster machine but for Alice you can use almost anything that is not a chrome book or netbook.
It can be a mac or MacBook (not iPhone, iPad, etc), Windows...
Forum: How do I...? 01-03-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By chickentree
Ah, thank you for the response. I believe you...

Ah, thank you for the response.
I believe you can buy spare time using your extra money:)
Forum: How do I...? 01-02-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By chickentree
Ahhhh! No, please don't just take my starting...

Ahhhh! No, please don't just take my starting point as the answer. It's purpose and the reason I responded is to help you and others to make progress and understand how to think through a problem. ...
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