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|Turn Left () Degrees|
turn left () degrees
The turn left () degrees block is a motion block and a stack block. The block turns its sprite's direction the specified amount of degrees counterclockwise. The block supports any input value from -179 to 180.
This block is commonly used for repeatedly rotating a sprite.
Some common uses for the "turn left () degrees" block:
- Simple rotation — e.g. planets and wheels
forever turn left (15) degrees end
- Animation (e.g. a waving hand)
repeat (5) turn right (15) degrees end repeat (5) turn left (15) degrees end
- Vehicles that can turn
forever if <key (left arrow v) pressed?> then turn left (3) degrees end if <key (right arrow v) pressed?> then turn right (3) degrees end
- Main article: List of Block Workarounds
The block can be replicated by manually setting the direction using its value:
point in direction ( ( direction ) - ( amount ) )