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| category  = [[Control Blocks|Control]]
 
| category  = [[Control Blocks|Control]]
 
| type      = [[Hat Block|Hat]]
 
| type      = [[Hat Block|Hat]]
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| default    = First [[broadcast]] (alphabetized)
 
}}
 
}}
 
The '''When I Receive ()''' [[Blocks|block]] is a [[Control Blocks|Control block]] and a [[Hat Block|Hat block]]. [[Script|Scripts]] that wear this block will activate once the specified [[broadcast]] has been sent.
 
The '''When I Receive ()''' [[Blocks|block]] is a [[Control Blocks|Control block]] and a [[Hat Block|Hat block]]. [[Script|Scripts]] that wear this block will activate once the specified [[broadcast]] has been sent.
 
The block's default value is the first [[broadcast]], alphabetized.
 
 
==Example Uses==
 
==Example Uses==
[[Broadcast | Broadcasts]] are used to activate [[Script|scripts]] at certain times - for scripts to activate once the broadcast is sent, those scripts must wear the '''When I Receive ()''' block. Some common uses are:
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[[Broadcast|Broadcasts]] are used to activate [[Script|scripts]] at certain times - for scripts to activate once the broadcast is sent, those scripts must wear the '''When I Receive ()''' block. Some common uses are:
 
*Preparing a change in the [[project]]
 
*Preparing a change in the [[project]]
  

Revision as of 17:46, 5 March 2011

When I Receive ()
When I Receive ().png
Category Control
Type Hat

The When I Receive () block is a Control block and a Hat block. Scripts that wear this block will activate once the specified broadcast has been sent.

Example Uses

Broadcasts are used to activate scripts at certain times - for scripts to activate once the broadcast is sent, those scripts must wear the When I Receive () block. Some common uses are:

File:Disabling a project.png

  • When a button on the menu is clicked, all the other buttons must disappear
  • When a scene must be set
  • Effective communication with scripts or sprites

See also