[Squeakland] very new etoys user question

Alan Kay Alan.Kay at squeakland.org
Mon May 24 12:34:45 PDT 2004

Hi Sue --

All the images in Squeak can overlap.

So they should paint their rockets separately from their backgrounds 
-- these should be separate objects. Then just picking up the rocket 
and putting it on the background painting will get the rocket "on 



At 8:55 PM +0800 5/22/04, Sue Bicknell wrote:
>I am a primary teacher who has introduced her class to Squeak. My kids have
>made cars move around the screen, and want to make rockets move on a
>background. I have "Powerful Ideas..." but can't work out what to do to
>assemble their painted backgrounds and their rocket object together. Do I
>put them both on a playfield? How do I get them there and alter the size of
>the playfield. I can see what to do with the scripts when I have them in the
>same environment.
>Sorry about this super-basic question but can't find another forum to
>assist. Happy to receive suggestions for a more suitable discussion group if
>there is one for newbies with etoys.
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