Automated Drawing

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 11:09:34 EDT 2015


On 21/03/15 13:57, Jim Hurley wrote:
>> Message: 21
>> Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:02:23 +0200
>> From: Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com <mailto:richmondmathewson at gmail.com>>
>> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>
>> Subject: Automated Drawing
>> Message-ID: <550D177F.10609 at gmail.com <mailto:550D177F.10609 at gmail.com>>
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>> I set up a little stack with THIS in a button:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    choose pencil tool
>>    drag from 100,100 to 200,200
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> and it drew me a jolly diagonal line . . . super!
>>
>> HOWEVER
>>
>> I wonder if it is possible to do something like THIS:
>>
>> drag for 100 pixels at 60 degrees
>>
>> probably not, BUT ??????
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
>
> Of course:
>
> on mouseUp
>     startTurtle
>     setHeading 60
>     forward 100
> end mouseUp
>
>

You have in a matter of seconds made me feel totally stupid as my whole 
question is geared
towards an interface I am designing to control a USB-tethered turtle.

Thank you for the great help.

Richmond.




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