How to control sequence of showing images and moving them?

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How to control sequence of showing images and moving them?

Post by paulgabel » Sun Jul 13, 2008 5:00 am

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on mouseUp
   start using stack "animationengine"
   aeSetFrameRate 50
   -- stop all moving done by aeMoveTo
   aeStopMoving "all"
   -- make sure moves are unlocked
   aeUnlockMoves
   -----
   set the loc of image "E Big" to 885,535
   show image "E Big"
   wait 20 ticks
   aeMoveTo the long id of image "E Big",150,150,1000,"overshoot"
   -----
   wait 20 ticks
   set the loc of image "X Small" to 885,535
   show image "X Small"
   wait 20 ticks
   aeMoveTo the long id of image "X Small",277,181,1000,"overshoot"
   -----
   wait 20 ticks
   set the loc of image "A Small 1" to 885,535
   show image "A Small 1"
   wait 20 ticks
   aeMoveTo the long id of image "A Small 1",418,180,1000,"overshoot"
   -----
   wait 20 ticks
   set the loc of image "M Small" to 885,535
   show image "M Small"
   wait 20 ticks
   aeMoveTo the long id of image "M Small",583,183,1000,"overshoot"
end mouseUp
I just started on ae today (registered user). In the above script, each of the letters E-x-a-m is supposed to pop up in the lower right corner of the window and then move to its assigned location, but what happens is that all the letters appear on top of each other, then start moving. How can I achieve appear —> move, appear —> move, etc.?

Thanks,

Paul Gabel
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Post by BvG » Sun Jul 13, 2008 8:34 am

aeMoveTo is nonblocking, so it'll execute whenever there's enough time to do so. To wait for one to finish you need to handle the aeMoveDone message in the relevant objects (or further up the message path).
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Post by paulgabel » Mon Jul 14, 2008 6:10 am

Thanks Bjornke. With your tip, I figured it out. Still a long way to go though.
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Post by malte » Mon Jul 14, 2008 2:45 pm

Hi Paul,

glad you figured it out. Thanks for the help Björnke.
I will come up with a decent set of tutorials later this quarter, however, it would be a great help if users requested some topics. That would help me preparing stuff that is of interest.

All the best,

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Re: How to control sequence of showing images and moving them?

Post by malte » Mon May 17, 2010 10:19 am

What exactly are ou after jedc53?

All the best,

malte

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