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Re: [Newbies] Another newbie Morphic question

Brad Fuller-3
mike clemow wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'll be perfectly frank: I'm making a simulation of Robotic Rubber
> Duckies in a swimming pool.  Ideally, I'd like to import an image file
> and have my "duckMorph" wear that image as a suit.  I have created a
> sketchMorph, but I don't know how to programmatically instruct a morph
> to look like that sketch.  I'm not sure I understand the differences
> between sketchMorph and imageMorph.  I also am unsure whether I need
> to use an image file read/writer, like PNGReadWriter in order to do
> this.  In short, I don't know where to begin.

It is recommended on the squeak wiki that ImageMorph should be used
instead of SketchMorph:

I'm wondering why when you drop a JPG on the world it becomes a
SketchMorph and not an ImageMorph. Was it every thought to change this too?

> I'm still in the very early stages of this.  At the moment all I want
> to do is create a morph and tell it to wear my duck-suit :) and then
> I'm going to work that code into a proper duckMorph class with the
> appropriate methods to simulate the actual robotic versions.
> If someone could just point me in the right direction...
> Thanks in advance,
> Mike

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