Stupid Programming Question

Judy Perry jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Tue May 4 19:35:58 CDT 2004


Thanks, Rob.

But if I have other images that are part of the general landscape and
given group background behavior, will they be part of the incrementational
show?

"Wait" is my friend...

Judy

On Tue, 4 May 2004, Rob Cozens wrote:

> >I've got 16 or so images that I want shown at, say, 5 tick intervals.
> >
> >Images are named "c1.jpg", "c2.jpg", etc.
>
> Hi Judy,
>
> The most straightforward approach:
>
> repeat with x = 1 to the number of images
>    show image x
>    wait 5 ticks
>    hide image x
> end repeat
>
> For those who eschew "wait":
>
> on showAnImage
>    constant waitingPeriod=5 -- play with interval here
>    local imageNumber=0
>    lock screen
>    if imageNumber > 0 then hide image imageNumber -- maybe you want
> the last image to remain visible?
>    add 1 to imageNumber
>    if imageNumber <= the number of images then
>       show image imageNumber
>       send showAnImage to me in waitingPeriod ticks
>    end if
>    unlock screen
> end showAnImage



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