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Forum: How do I...? Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,600
Posted By chickentree
I think that they are referring to the fact that...

I think that they are referring to the fact that you can make the say bubble come from any of an objects subparts. So if the main part is the body just calling say will cause the bubble to be coming...
Forum: The Lounge 06-15-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By chickentree
making a figure walk is a matter of turning or...

making a figure walk is a matter of turning or rolling its legs, or parts thereof, while the whole figure moves forward. Two hints:

when a step is done the leg needs to be back where it started...
Forum: The Lounge 06-13-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By chickentree
If you upload the movie (in a new thread) I can...

If you upload the movie (in a new thread) I can see why it was not working and give you suggestions on how to fix it.
Mark
Forum: How do I...? 05-25-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By chickentree
Thanks, I havenít posted to this thread before as...

Thanks, I havenít posted to this thread before as your advice seemed to cover the same bases I would have.
Mark
Forum: How do I...? 05-24-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By chickentree
I have attached a movie with some of the changes...

I have attached a movie with some of the changes suggested above. moving the speed to a variable and getting rid of some of the loops hopefully it will help.
Mark
Forum: How do I...? 05-24-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By chickentree
I think part of the problem is that you are using...

I think part of the problem is that you are using infinite loops especially in events.
There are events like "while something is true" or when a "variable changes" that act as more effective loops...
Forum: How do I...? 05-17-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By chickentree
OKay, First I changed the colors to match their...

OKay, First I changed the colors to match their labels and arranged the objects so I could see what was going on.
Next I changed the events to pass a string based on which "square" was clicked....
Forum: Questions and Comments 05-17-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By chickentree
I was under the impression the code download link...

I was under the impression the code download link was removed a long time ago and that CMU did not want to make its Alice code public.

Mark
Forum: How do I...? 05-02-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By chickentree
Events is the right way to do this but you are...

Events is the right way to do this but you are making it too complex.

Create a Boolean in the world. (I called mine "fRun" and initialze it to false.
Use the "when the mouse is clicked on the...
Forum: Share Worlds 05-01-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By chickentree
Regardless of the circumstances what you are...

Regardless of the circumstances what you are asking for is wrong and should not be provided by anyone on this site. Additionally, if you have done the projects you should find it takes you...
Forum: How Do I? 04-30-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By chickentree
You need to Create a variable of type...

You need to

Create a variable of type sthing - its the root object type
Assign the "getThingFromSetB" sthing to this variable
Compare each diamond to the sthing in an if statement to see...
Forum: How Do I? 04-30-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By chickentree
Collision Count

Select the scene and add a "scene property" this will act as a global value you can update with each collision.
Although my example works, real programs should not use a "while true" loop for...
Forum: How Do I? 04-23-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By chickentree
I could not find the if statement in your movie...

I could not find the if statement in your movie but I think I know what the problem is. The way the movie is setup it will call "myFirstMethod" and then exit. If the distance is not <= 4 when the...
Forum: Works-In-Progress 04-23-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By chickentree
I usually get something like this if I deleted an...

I usually get something like this if I deleted an object but the object was used in an instruction within my program.
I am not positive but I think you will see an object's slot filled in with...
Forum: How Do I? 04-19-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By chickentree
In general you need to input entries and divide...

In general you need to input entries and divide their sum by the number of entries that were given. That means you need some way to tell your method when you have entered the last value. I chose to...
Forum: How do I...? 04-19-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By chickentree
If you upload what you have, we can look at it...

If you upload what you have, we can look at it and help you out.
Mark
Forum: How do I...? 04-11-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By chickentree
To use the Car_Func you need to call it in my...

To use the Car_Func you need to call it in my first method.
To do that you need to create a variable to accept the value Car_Function passes back and you need to pass the values Car_Func needs based...
Forum: How do I...? 04-05-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By chickentree
Is this a class project? In general we need to...

Is this a class project? In general we need to see what you have done and then supply corrections and suggestions.
Mark
Forum: The Lounge 04-05-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By chickentree
Thats me. I have examples used in explaining...

Thats me. I have examples used in explaining ideas but no real programs of my own.
Mark
Forum: The Lounge 04-03-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By chickentree
I keep checking in and have for years but there...

I keep checking in and have for years but there is no a lot of activity. Mostly just seemingly required post about how assignments went. Not many opportunities for help.

Mark
Forum: How do I...? 03-27-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By chickentree
You could set dummy objects along the road and...

You could set dummy objects along the road and then have the vehicle move to each dummy object along the road.
Forum: How Do I? 03-21-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By chickentree
Submit a copy of what you have and we will see if...

Submit a copy of what you have and we will see if we can help you. The alternative is to do it for you which is not why we are here.
Forum: How do I...? 03-21-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By chickentree
This should be a new question but... You can...

This should be a new question but...
You can add variables in the properties tab of any object. This includes the world if you are looking to make them available from anywhere in the movie. ...
Forum: How Do I? 02-23-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By chickentree
Hi Mr Moke, Attached is your example with two...

Hi Mr Moke,
Attached is your example with two changes. I used a timer event and changed the random number routine to use the length of the mole list ( the original code never moved the last mole.)...
Forum: Teaching with Alice 02-23-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By chickentree
Hi, I used a program to generate checksums. I...

Hi,
I used a program to generate checksums. I cant remember what it was called on windows for sure but I think it was something like mssum.
If the files are exactly the same they will have the...
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