I know that the latest release of NXT-G includes a special import for custom blocks ( like those provided by sensor vendors) . Weren't mini-blocks just early customized blocks mirroring existing NXT-G functions but with a smaller memory footprint? If so then would they still be useful in NXT-g 1.1 which as improved the overall memory footprint of programs? David Michael Blanpied wrote: >>> Hi, >>> Our team has been using the mini blocks for the first time this >>> year, and we are trying to find a way to accelerate out of base or >>> ramp up our speed during a program. Can this be done with the mini >>> blocks and if so where can that be found. >>> >>> Thank you very much for any advice. >>> >>> Tracy Reed >>> 4-H L.E.A.D Huskies > > PS I see now that you were specifically asking about the mini blocks, > whereas my answer was referencing the full Move and Motor blocks. > Please pardon my oversight. > > Just off the top of my head, if the mini-version of the Motor block > lacks the "ramp-up/down" feature, then it should be possible to string > together successive mini-Move blocks, with increasing power, to > achieve a ramp-up-ilke effect. > > Again looking for opportunities to teach about MyBlocks, it would an > interesting student exercise to build a MyBlock that would encapsulate > the set of successively more powerful Move blocks. > > Mike > ______________________________________________________________ > ______________________________________________________________ To > UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE YOUR SUBSCRIPTION, please visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or > leave the list". If you want to join the VADCFLL-ADMIN-L mailing list > - to which FLL administrative announcements will be distributed - > visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-admin-l.html and > select "Join or leave the list". ______________________________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE YOUR SETTINGS, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". If you want to join the VADCFLL-ADMIN-L mailing list - to which FLL administrative announcements will be distributed - visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-admin-l.html and select "Join or leave the list".