Totally Loopy

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Fri Jul 17 12:58:00 CEST 2015


Use a wait with messages in your handler...

wait 0 seconds with messages

Then liveCode will have a look to see what else is going on...

> Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:52:06 +0300
> From: richmondmathewson at gmail.com
> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Totally Loopy
> 
> I am animating a series of images like this:
> 
> on animaSHun
>     set the vis of img "M1" to true
>     set the vis of img "M4" to false
>     wait 4 ticks
>      set the vis of img "M2" to true
>     set the vis of img "M1" to false
>     wait 4 ticks
>      set the vis of img "M3" to true
>     set the vis of img "M2" to false
>     wait 4 ticks
>     set the vis of img "M4" to true
>     set the vis of img "M3" to false
>     wait 4 ticks
>     animaSHun
> end animaSHun
> 
> and there I was feeling proud of myself for having been "so" clever, BUT 
> I was wrong . . .
> 
> Now in the same cardScript I have an "on arrowKey" script to let me move 
> the animation
> around the card with the arrow keys on my keyboard . . .
> 
> But that "animaSHun" routine goes round and round (as, indeed, it 
> should) and the arrowKeys
> are quite unable to "get a word in edgeways"; in fact the only way to 
> stop the thing
> is by crashing LiveCode.
> 
> I would be grateful if anyone could tell me how to get a word in 
> edgeways while keeping the animation going.
> 
> Yup: I know I could just use an animated GIF image . . . but, call me 
> bloody-minded, I have my
> reasons for not using one.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
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