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Moving an object by user input

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I'm looking for a tutorial (preferably with livewires) or some sort of documentation on how to control an object with user input.

Basically what i want to do is move an object with the arrow keys.

Any suggestions?
Mar 10 '09 #1
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boxfish
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In the book I have, Python for the Absolute Beginner, it's done something like this. The object has a member named screen, which is a reference to the main Screen object.
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  1. def moved(self):
  2.     x, y = self.get_pos()
  3.     if self.screen.is_pressed(games.K_LEFT):
  4.         x -= 1
  5.     if self.screen.is_pressed(games.K_UP):
  6.         y -= 1
  7.     if self.screen.is_pressed(games.K_RIGHT):
  8.         x += 1
  9.     if self.screen.is_pressed(games.K_DOWN):
  10.         y += 1
  11.     self.move_to(x, y)
  12.  
I hope this helps.
Mar 10 '09 #2
GKRAFT
9
Used that code and added

self.init_mover(dx=0, dy=0)

and it works perfectly.

Thanks man!
Mar 11 '09 #3

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