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Some experimentation was required

Because I didn't know the diameter of the beachball, I had to experiment to determine how far to move it to the left of the origin to locate it at the leftside of the Stage as shown in Image 4 . I settled on a value of -200 for the x coordinate and a value of 0 for the y coordinate.

Positioning the other beachball

In the interest of brevity, I won't show the code required to position the beachball on the right side of the Stage. I did exactly the same thing for that beachballexcept that I specified the value of the x coordinate to be 200 instead of - 200. This causes the beachball named RightBeachball to move to the right side of the Stage when the user clicks the green flag.

The basketball

Initializing the position of the basketball

Image 7 shows a portion of the rightmost panel after clicking on the sprite named Basketball . (Note the image of the basketball in the upper right corner. When this is an image of the basketball, all of the scripts in the rightmost panel apply to thebasketball sprite.)

Image 7. initializing the position and orientation of the basketball.

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Image 7. Initializing the position and orientation of the basketball.

You will note that the tan block and the uppermost blue block in Image 7 arethe same as in Image 6 except that the x coordinate value is set to 0. This causes the basketball to move to the origin when the user clicks the greenflag.

Initializing the orientation of the basketball

However, Image 7 contains a block that is not contained in Image 6 . The bottom blue block in Image 7 is used to set the orientation of the basketball. (By orientation, I mean the direction that the basketball is facing.)

It may seem strange to say that a round basketball is facing in one direction or the other. However, every sprite has a front, back, top, and bottomeven in those cases where it is not visually obvious. The orientation would be visually obvious if I were to use an animal for the sprite in place ofthe basketball. You can tell which direction the basketball is facing by observing the curved diagonal lines on the basketball.

After you drag the blue block labeled point in direction into the rightmost panel, you can click the arrow in the white box to expose the followingfour choices:

  • (90) right
  • (-90) left
  • (0) up
  • (180) down

As you can see, I selected the choice that causes the basketball to face to the right. As a result, when the user clicks the green flag, the basketballwill move to the origin and turn to face the right.

Handling mouse events on the basketball

Image 8 shows all of the code in the rightmost panel that applies to the basketball.

Image 8. all of the code that applies to the basketball.

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Image 8. All of the code that applies to the basketball.

The top script in Image 8 is another copy of the script that was shown in Image 7 . At this point, we are interested in the behavior of the bottom script in Image 8 .

Behavior of the bottom script

The dark tan block labeled when this sprite clicked specifies that all of the actions produced by the blocks attached to that block will occur when the userclicks the basketball with the mouse. Furthermore, those actions will occur in top-to-bottom order.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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