[Etoys] Demon Castle Tutorials for eToys

Takashi Yamamiya tak at metatoys.org
Fri Oct 20 11:08:14 EDT 2006

Hi Andreas, Milan,

I have updated handles tutorial.

Milan Zimmermann wrote:
> Takashi,
> I remember one thing I got stuck on (almost) completely, was when I started 
> resizing the "BIG KEY". When you try to make it big and small again in a few 
> directions without letting go (and it goes LARGE/Small/OK"), it becomes 
> almost impossible to hit the OK size. Maybe it should be more generous with 
> the range of OK (it seems to use a relative measure perhaps). I will have 
> more notes over the weekend,

Aha! everybody who tried it complained this issue, but I just forgot...
I made it easier, thank you!
> On 2006 October 19 23:58, Andreas Raab wrote:

>>> http://tinlizzie.org/olpc/tutorial/DemonCastle1.004.pr (handles)
>> * On the first page where it says "Click THIS arrow" I'd move the text
>> closer to the arrow. I was kinda looking for "another" arrow because the
>> one you mean is quite far away from the text.

Oops, you are right. That was bad.

>> * On the third page (with the first key) I would change the text from
>> "Go ahead you can move the key" to something like "Go ahead, drag the
>> key on the keyhole" (to emphasize that you mean click and drag)

Make sense,

>> * On the "resize handle" page it was very hard to find quite the right
>> size for the key. It seems as if there is only a small range in which it
>> will fit and it was quite tricky to get that "just right". I wonder if
>> there is an easy way to increase that range?

I am going to fix other two projects later.
Thank you so much!


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