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Subject: Re: Send turtle to different positions???
From: "Daniel Ajoy" <dajoy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 19:19:19 -0500

On 24 Nov 2005 at 7:46, GrahamWilliams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Could someone please help me with the following challenge?
> I have a student [working in Mworld Pro on Win XP ] who is trying to
> set-up a project wherein at the click of a button the turtle goes to the
> first  x-y  position given in a list of coordinates which are to be
> stored in a textbox which will be hidden on the project page [ altho he
> could just include them in the body of a procedure ]. Then , when the
> button is clicked again the turtle will go to the second of the
> positions listed in the text box  . At another click of the button the
> turtle would go to the third listed position and so on....
> I assume he has to get Microworlds to read, in sequence, the coordinates
> listed in the hidden text-box and send this information to the turtle
> but I'm not sure how to go about it !    Also, the student thought he
> might go a step further and have the turtle go to positions selected at
> random from the same list of co-ordinates listed in the hidden text-box.

to Go_To_Next_Position
Fred, setpos parse textpick "positions

But the text in the text box is a little different. (project attached)

>  <<TURTLE_TO_DIFFERENT_POSITIONS.mw2>>    I'd very much appreciate it if
> anyone could help me with this.  Also, does anyone know the title[s] of
> any publication[s] currently in print and readily available which
> teach/explain the conventions/syntax of programming in MWLogo - from
> basic to more complex?   I'd love to have such a publication at my
> finger-tips to be able to give immediate assistance to my students .  
> Many thanks .  Graham Williams 

the section "Printed and Interactive Books"


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