Turn Video ()
turn video (on v)
Category Video Sensing
Type Stack
Introduced in 2.0

The turn video () block is a Video Sensing and a stack block. It turns the webcam on (directly or flipped) or off depending on the argument. Early in the Scratch 2.0 alpha, it was categorized as a looks block before being changed to a sensing block in release and being moved to the Video Sensing Extension in Scratch 3.0.

Options

The block contains a drop-down list of three options.

  • On — Turns the webcam on for utilization of the motion-sensing features in Scratch 2.0.
  • Off — Turns the webcam off which will cause the constant film pasted onto the stage to remove.
  • On-Flipped — Turns the webcam on but displays the video footage in a horizontally-flipped form.

Example Uses

  • Displaying the camera input:
when green flag clicked
turn video (on v)
  • Turning the video on to use motion controls
when green flag clicked
turn video (on v)
forever
    move (video (motion v) on (Stage v)) steps
    if on edge, bounce
end

See Also

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