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To: MicroWorlds Forum <mwforum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Slider behavior in strange mode
From: zehava wizman <zehavawi1@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 02:26:52 -0800 (PST)

Hello Daniel!
Thanks for your answer. The trick is good, but not allways its help.
Sometimes, even if I don't change the value of the slider, its value is
changing while activate the keys.
Thanks, Zehava

--- On Thu, 1/20/11, Daniel Ajoy <da.ajoy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


From: Daniel Ajoy <da.ajoy@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Slider behavior in strange mode
To: "MicroWorlds Forum" <mwforum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 5:01 PM


On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 05:04:36 -0500, zehava wizman <zehavawi1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello Forum!
> I get a stange action of slider.  The slider is moving its value when I
> used Keys to move my turtle.  (sometime, the slider behaves as expectes, but
> suddenly it occured.
> I have some turtles that takes their value from slider (fd slider1) and one
> turtle that is going with the keys direction. When I push the keys,  the
> slider is changing its value.
> What is the reason?

Sometimes, when you change the value of the slider using the mouse by dragging
the tip, you "give it focus". That is represented by the dotted line
surrounding the slider (image attached).

When that happens the slider tip can be moved using the arrow keys.

To rehabilitate the keys for the game you need to return "focus" to the page
but clicking on the background of the page.

Alternatively, never give focus to the slider. If you want to change the value
of the slider just click on the name of the slider [slider1 ], that will
increase it's value once for every click, and does not give focus to the
slider.

Daniel
OpenWorld Learning
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