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Scratch 0.6
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Variants 0.6
Release Date 0.6 — 2006/07/27
Programming language Squeak
Download 0.6
Predecessor 0.5
Successor 1.0

Scratch 0.6, created on July 27, 2006, was the beta version of Scratch following Scratch 0.5 and preceding Scratch 1.0. Scratch 0.6 is also sometimes known as "Pre-1.0".[1]

Scratch 0.6 rearranged the Block Categories on the screen, switching the locations of Pen and Sensing, and Numbers and Sound, to create the familiar order of Motion, Looks, Sound, Pen, Control, Sensing, Numbers, Variables, which is found in Scratch 1.0.

New Features

Version 0.6 introduced Presentation Mode, effectively an early version of Full screen mode, and Stage Monitors for variables, some Reporters, and some Boolean Blocks.

Six blocks were new in Scratch 0.6:

The Paint Editor in Scratch 0.6 was remade into Dialog form, as it was in the Scratch 1.x versions.

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