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Forum: Teaching with Alice 06-29-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,714
Posted By djslater107
Re: cheaters

I may be mistaken, but the date created / modified time stamp is a function of the OS, not specifically the software, and you should be able to check that on Alice project files as well?

Alice 2...
Forum: Teaching with Alice 06-29-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,122
Posted By djslater107
Teaching Alice in High School

There are a wide variety of resources at Alice.org that are free and can get you started. You will also find different textbooks listed there. I do not think your students need a text, but it might...
Forum: Teaching with Alice 06-29-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 24,438
Posted By djslater107
Welcome

Welcome to Alice? I hope you and your son enjoy your exploration?

After working through the tutorial, you may want to visit the website hosted by Dr Susan Rodger at Duke University that contains a...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 06-18-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 24,185
Posted By djslater107
Re: graphicalglitched

I believe the driver to your graphics card needs to be updated? Do not jut try to use a Windows update, but go to the site of your graphics card and download the latest driver?

Keep us posted?
Forum: How Do I? 05-27-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By djslater107
Online classes for Alice

Alice.org does not have a class service as such, although the resources page will have many how-to?s and lessons that can be helpful in learning about Alice.

The online on-line course in Alice...
Forum: How Do I? 05-08-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By djslater107
Alice player problems

I have forwarded your message to the Alice dev team? Hopefully you will hear back soon?
Forum: How Do I? 04-23-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By djslater107
Unfortunately, there is no way to check if Alice...

Unfortunately, there is no way to check if Alice is colliding with anything.

The Collison detection is triggered by any interaction with something from the SThing class, the top level class in the...
Forum: How Do I? 02-24-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,640
Posted By djslater107
Alice 3 physics engine

Alice 3 does not have a physics engine with gravity.

However, there are collision detection events...

See this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5AuZAcvZvo

Let us know if you have any...
Forum: How Do I? 02-17-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,202
Posted By djslater107
Turning gates

You want to turn the gates, right and left?

Remember a move changes the objects position in the scene, a turn or roll leaves the object at the same location, but changes it orientation?

Don...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 12-11-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,334
Posted By djslater107
Error with Ghost Train World and the Alice Player

Thank you for catching this and bringing it tour attention... I am having the same problem on the latest Mac version...

We will look into this...

Don Slater
Forum: How Do I? 10-06-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,116
Posted By djslater107
An object name in an array

If I understand your question, ,you know how to set the opacity of the disappearing object to 0, as in

<item>.setOPacity(0)

What happens when you have the naming object say <item>, as in
...
Forum: How do I...? 08-21-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,781
Posted By djslater107
See the PowerPoint Slides at this link: ...

See the PowerPoint Slides at this link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3mu2y0divdhx0d6/MouseClick-Scorekeepeing.zip?dl=0

Let me know if you have any questions.

Don Slater
don@alice.org
Forum: How Do I? 07-23-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,579
Posted By djslater107
Random Array Index

Send me an email don@alice.org if you would like a screenshot. I cannot seem to attach one right now, for some reason.

Click on thistle in the Move Up instruction.

From the drop-down menu that...
Forum: How Do I? 05-25-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,366
Posted By djslater107
Meteorite collision with ground

Without know the details of how you are implementing the meteorite motion, I have attached a very simple program in which a boulder "falls" to the moon surface, and when the collision happens, a...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 03-28-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,405
Posted By djslater107
I am not understanding why simply turning the...

I am not understanding why simply turning the spine base backward (assuming you turned it forward to get into position, and then turned the arms (shoulders) into position, does not straighten the...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 03-28-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,467
Posted By djslater107
I have forwarded your question to the dev team,...

I have forwarded your question to the dev team, and cc'd you on that message

I will post their answer here as well.


Don Slater
Alice Project
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,887
Posted By djslater107
Multiple choice questions

Perhaps create each question as a powerpoint slide, export each slide as an image, import each image as a billboard... possible answers included on the slide

(perhaps create an array or array list...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 02-27-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,164
Posted By djslater107
Lines in Alice 3.0

I am forwarding your message and images to the dev team...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 02-26-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,164
Posted By djslater107
re: lines in display

Try this link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/0vy8ue7mq8yygqr/Alice3_windows-x64_installer_3_6_0_2%2Bbuild_508.exe?dl=0

But before you do so, You may want to check your graphics card, specifically...
Forum: Questions and Comments 02-11-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,805
Posted By djslater107
Posting Images

Has anyone been able to successfully upload any images recently? I am encountering rejection for fails that fall within file size and pixel size specifications.

Thank you.
Forum: How do I...? 02-02-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,923
Posted By djslater107
Re: How to Create an animal

For Alice 3:

A short answer to your questions would be to see this document on the Alice website:

http://www.alice.org/resources/how-tos/importing-models-overview/...
Forum: How Do I? 12-31-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 24,074
Posted By djslater107
Yes, see this link regarding the Alice 3 Unity...

Yes, see this link regarding the Alice 3 Unity Player for playing Alice worlds with An Alice installation, and in VR.

http://www.alice.org/get-alice/alice-3-beta-vr/

Don Slater

Alice Project
Forum: How Do I? 12-22-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,338
Posted By djslater107
Re: Changing Stages

In Alice 3, to change the ground texture you would select ground from the Object Menu, and then use the setPaint procedure, selecting the ground texture or color that you want from the drop down...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 12-03-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,641
Posted By djslater107
Alice 2 on Catalina and Big Sur

Yes, I have to run that command every time as well... Like you I thought granting those permissions would solve the problem, but unfortunately, not. That is the issue we are working on...

Alice 2...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 12-01-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,641
Posted By djslater107
Thank you... This is a known bug in Alice 2 which...

Thank you... This is a known bug in Alice 2 which we are trying to address...

One workaround that seems to work for me, if you are comfortable using the Terminal on your Mac is to type in the...
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