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by MrSteve
Jul 7th, '16, 22:02
Forum: Requests
Topic: Allow users to rename variables
Replies: 0
Views: 5471

Allow users to rename variables

In teaching students to name things appropriately (in spite of my earlier comment :) you often suggest to make a variable name more meaningful. Yet, if they have to delete the variable and re-add it the extra work will discourage "good behavior"
by MrSteve
Jul 7th, '16, 21:15
Forum: Working with GP
Topic: Why does while loop execute more often than forever?
Replies: 3
Views: 6111

Re: Why does while loop execute more often than forever?

Thanks for the detailed response. JohnM asked: Originally, GP's forever loop was called "animate" to emphasize it's special property, but kids coming to GP from Scratch kept asking for the "forever" loop, so I changed the name to "forever". But perhaps it should be changed back to "animate" -- what ...
by MrSteve
Jul 5th, '16, 03:16
Forum: Requests
Topic: Allow user to use Debugger on Scripts [FIXED]
Replies: 3
Views: 6005

Allow user to use Debugger on Scripts [FIXED]

So when getting an exception that caused the debugger to open up, I started to play around and explore and this is a really nice feature that helped me better understand some of the internals of GP. For now I can simply add the following block to cause an exception so I can step through my scripts: ...
by MrSteve
Jul 5th, '16, 02:48
Forum: Working with GP
Topic: DragNDropList.gpp sorted block different than current one
Replies: 2
Views: 5656

Re: DragNDropList.gpp sorted block different than current one

Okay I think my post may explains why every time I make a mod to DragNDropList.gpp and save it, I get an exception when trying to open the modification.

To re-create the issue:
1) Open DragNDropList.gpp
2) Save it under a different name
3) Try and re-open the file saved in Step 2
by MrSteve
Jul 5th, '16, 02:31
Forum: Working with GP
Topic: DragNDropList.gpp sorted block different than current one
Replies: 2
Views: 5656

DragNDropList.gpp sorted block different than current one

In Widgets -> DragNDropList.gpp class MyList you find a sorted block that looks like this (from "when I receive 'list changed"): Screen Shot 2016-07-04 at 10.21.12 PM.png This sorted has two parameters the list (aka parts) and the sort function. Yet the sorted block in data (which is the only one I ...
by MrSteve
Jul 4th, '16, 05:16
Forum: Bugs
Topic: Can't scroll to choose among my When's
Replies: 2
Views: 5677

Re: Can't scroll to choose among my When's

Thanks!!! I was wondering why there was no "Find block" feature, seems it was just hidden by design ;-)
by MrSteve
Jul 4th, '16, 05:01
Forum: Projects
Topic: SoundRecorder, but how do I do layout?
Replies: 6
Views: 6944

Re: SoundRecorder, but how do I do layout?

Okay last post of the evening, have to get up early to get to the parade with the kids. Attached is version that detects "shift-click" and allows you to set the scale of the "recorder". To try "shift-click" on Record button and enter a scale value. Couldn't find a "is this an number" check block, wh...
by MrSteve
Jul 4th, '16, 04:38
Forum: Projects
Topic: SoundRecorder, but how do I do layout?
Replies: 6
Views: 6944

Re: SoundRecorder, but how do I do layout?

Okay I created a project that does the layout (see attached). I also modified it so you can move around the sound recorder by dragging the Record button (after you click "Go"). This way a user could add this to any project and move it around. You could also add in scaling so scaling the Record butto...
by MrSteve
Jul 4th, '16, 04:14
Forum: Projects
Topic: SoundRecorder, but how do I do layout?
Replies: 6
Views: 6944

Re: SoundRecorder, but how do I do layout?

Actually I think "stop all sounds" does work. It's the "stop" block that doesn't work. I added "set shared playing to 1" block in Play class for "When clicked" and it works. (see attached project) Here is where the ability to step through scripts and watch them run would be VERY useful to students o...
by MrSteve
Jul 3rd, '16, 03:58
Forum: Projects
Topic: Click to Stop a Process (a spinning morph)
Replies: 2
Views: 5838

Re: Click to Stop a Process (a spinning morph)

Thanks, curious as to why you didn't try "stop" or "stop all" tiles in Control? Although i found that stop tile doesn't seem to work, so perhaps that is the reason :) It seems "stop all" tile is equivalent of clicking the stop button next to the go button. Actually tried to find out how the stop but...