[Etoys] Tip: tuning values in tiles

Takashi Yamamiya tak at metatoys.org
Wed Apr 8 16:12:18 EDT 2009

I stole this feature from Pure Data.
I'm glad you found it!

- Takashi

On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Jerome Peace
<peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Ho,
> Thats a good one.
> I played.
> Turns out it gets better.
> Just holding the mouse down over the arrow will cause it to repeat incrementing.
> Moving the arrow up (once pressed over a button) makes it act like a vertical slider for the value.
> This is funny when used for the x position but the y position works just as if you were holding the morph.
> Good find. A Easter Egg during holy week. :)
> --- On Wed, 4/8/09, K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [Etoys] Tip: tuning values in tiles
>> To: squeakland at squeakland.org
>> Cc: etoys at lists.laptop.org
>> Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 8:29 AM
>> Hi,
>> I learnt a tip from an eight-year old today ;-).
>> I used to click up/down arrows to change values of a
>> numeric tile - force of
>> habit. Just go click-click-click.
>> A simpler way to change is to hold the left (red) button
>> down when the pointer
>> hovers above the arrows and move the mouse up and down.
>> HTH .. Subbu

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