Reporter#

The Switch Reporter block is used to return a numeric value. These conditions are defined with Switch Python functions.

They are shaped to fit inside any blocks with circular inputs.

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Select the open space of the block indicated in the image here and begin typing.

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Switch Reporter blocks can be used for single lines of Switch Python functions that directly will report a numeric value.

Math functions can be used to calculate values within a Switch Reporter block. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Addition: +

  • Subtraction: -

  • Division: /

  • Multiplication: *

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In order for a Switch Reporter block to function as intended, the Switch Python commands must be entered with the correct spelling, punctuation, and indentation. Refer to the Help of each block to see the matching Switch Python command.

In this example, the current X position of the VR Robot in MM will be printed in the Print Console.

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