Cap Block

Introduction

Cap block is a block that is designed to stop a script or project from running, canceling unwanted activity before it can start.

Shape

As Cap blocks are designed to stop a script or project, their bottom is smooth; no blocks can be placed under them, as there is no need. Other than that, their shape is identical to the Stack block — they still have the notch on the top, so the block can be placed below others.

Cap Block

 

Use

The need to stop a script (or all scripts) can be found on several occasions. Some include:

  • Disabling a script that will continuously set a variable
  • Once a game is completed, all scripts stop
  • Deactivating a sprite

This work, “Cap Block”, is a derivative of “Cap Block” by Scratch, used under CC BY-SA 4.0. “Cap Block” is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 by STEMpedia.

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