Any sugguestions on movable clock arms?
William de Smet
williamdesmet at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 05:10:51 EST 2008
Wow, thanks Jim!
I will get to that later today/tonight probably.
2008/2/16, Jim Ault <JimAultWins at yahoo.com>:
> I would start with
> ballClock.rev by Scott Rossie
> (try to ignore the beauty and get to the math)
> You will see the use of points on a hidden object
> TNT.rev also by Scott Rossi
> this stack show the application of rotation
> And you might like the drag-duplicate-snapshot technique
> Chipp Walters used in
> then I would suggest you think of an image that is twice the length of the
> visible clock hand so that rotation about the center would be the same as
> the center of the clock. This could be a group[visible hand, invisible
> hand] with the group center in the middle of the clock.
> The 'getinline' snapshot technique could allow the visual feedback of a
> cursor indicating the destination time if the user was to release the mouse.
> To get these stacks, open Rev, go to Documentation, click Search, then click
> the center icon in the header of the window, select Web Database from the
> drop down menu then type
> "getinline" = the link to Chipp's web site
> "ball clock" = the link to Scott's web site
> "TNT" = the link to Scott's web site
> Sounds like fun.
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
> On 2/16/08 1:32 AM, "William de Smet" <williamdesmet at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks Sarah,
> > Your suggestions looks like a working clock.
> > Maybe I should have been more specific.
> > My idea about it is hat I just draw a cirkel which suggests the clock.
> > I just want to show two clock hands which he can move clockwise so his
> > pupils can tell time.
> > I am looking for some scripting suggestions on how to move images in a circle.
> > greetings,
> > Wiliam
> > 2008/2/16, Sarah Reichelt <sarah.reichelt at gmail.com>:
> >>> It's been a while but still enjoying RR in my sparetime ;-)
> >>> A collegue of mine asked me if I could make an instruction clock with
> >>> movable arms.
> >>> He wants to us it with his Smartboard in his classroom to teach clocktimes.
> >>> I think I know how to drag an image but in a circle is not easy?
> >>> Then there is the issue of two clock arms and of course the middle of
> >>> the clock should stay fixed.
> >>> Can anyone give me a clue where and how to start?
> >> This discussion might give you some ideas
> >> <http://www.inspiredlogic.com/beautiful/clockface.html>
> >> It shows vaious ways to display a clock with moving hands, but I
> >> expect you could alter it to allow the hands to be dragged.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Sarah
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