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Forum: How Do I? 10-06-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
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: 1,317
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: 1,567
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: 1,837
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: 3,095
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: 3,238
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: 8,164
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: 3,465
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: 3,465
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: 2,464
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: 14,421
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: 21,106
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: 10,307
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: 6,214
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: 6,214
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...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 11-04-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 15,526
Posted By djslater107
Alice 3.3 is crashing often

I would recommend, if at all possible that your students upgrade to the latest version release of Alice 3 (3.6.0.1). It is available at this link:

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

All...
Forum: Bugs and Trouble Shooting 10-17-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,597
Posted By djslater107
re: Exception caught

It does mean that this particular version of your project is corrupt. Typically this happens when you delete an object, a parameter or a variable value that wants to use it someplace else in the...
Forum: How Do I? 10-16-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,544
Posted By djslater107
use of variables

I am going to assume that you are riding this myFirstMethod...

Create two variables in myFirstMethod, by dragging the variable tile at the bottom of the screen to the beginning of myFirstMethod.
...
Forum: How Do I? 10-16-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,544
Posted By djslater107
Scoreboard for Games

Here is a link to a .pdf of a set of Powerpoint slides that describe how to create a scoreboard from an Alice text object (I am assuming you are working in Alice 2 - let me know if you need this...
Forum: Community News and Announcements 10-13-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,597
Posted By djslater107
Update for Alice 3.6

We have just released a updated version of version 3.6 with a patch that fixes the following:

– In the initial 3.6 release the Sims resources were not working on Mac OS 10.14. and earlier anyone...
Forum: How do I...? 10-13-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,116
Posted By djslater107
Use the while mouse is pressed on something event

You have done a good job trying to solve this problem, but as was pointed out, Alice 2 puts events into a Queue and will still fire them in sequence no matter how long you Wait. (Alice 3 addresses...
Forum: How do I...? 10-13-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,116
Posted By djslater107
Use while mouse is clicked on something

You have set this up well, actually, but another response pointed out that Alice 2 puts every event into a queue and will process them one after another no matter how long the wait is. (This is an...
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-06-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 24,865
Posted By djslater107
re: Let's make .jars

I do not know of an easy way to create .jars for Alice 2 projects as Alice 2 is not strictly Java based environment, but is actually Jython based, a combination of Java and Python.

The Alice.a2w...
Forum: How do I...? 08-03-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,183
Posted By djslater107
Using a Boolean variable to control action

Create a boolean world variable, set it to false, and name it something like isActive.

You probably have a while loop controlling the drive around the track. That loop should be
while...
Forum: Works-In-Progress 07-06-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 18,610
Posted By djslater107
Bottles of pop

You are setting a bottles variable to the value of 100 - index
But you are not using that variable in the lyrics you are displaying and so, as near as I can tell you will be displaying

"bottles...
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