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How to pause a while loop in python


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#1 K1NNY   Members   -  Reputation: 163

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:28 AM

I would like to know how to pause a while loop in python. Right now i am using :
[source lang="python"]raw_input("-->")[/source]
This method works, but this requires them to hit enter in the command prompt window that is open with the program. I was wanting them to just be able to hit enter and cycle through the loop with the game window selected. After several searches on google i came here because the only help with this issue was using the raw_input() functions.

Heres my while loop currently:
[source lang="python"]#Game loopwhile game: x = random.randint(1, 10) DISPLAY.blit(gbg, (0, 0))#the pplrty determiner if x == 1: p += 2 if x == 2: p -= 2 if x == 3: p += 3 if x == 4: p -= 3 if x == 5: p += 5 if x == 6: p -= 5 if x == 7: p += 3 if x == 8: p -= 5 if x == 9: p += 0 if x == 10: p += 0 if p >= 50 and p < 60: DISPLAY.blit(pplrty_decent, (225, 400)) elif p >= 60 and p < 85: DISPLAY.blit(pplrty_good, (255, 400)) elif p >= 85 and p < 100: DISPLAY.blit(pplrty_great, (255, 400)) elif p >= 25 and p < 50: DISPLAY.blit(pplrty_bad, (225, 400)) elif p < 25: DISPLAY.blit(pplrty_awful, (225, 400)) for event in pygame.event.get(): if event.type == QUIT: pygame.quit() sys.exit() raw_input('-->') pygame.display.update()[/source]

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#2 markr   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 1653

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:57 PM

You'll need to use the pygame keyboard functions to wait for a keypress instead of using raw_input. raw_input is only for the terminal, which you may not have, or may not use, when you have a Pygame window open.

Alternatively, you can keep your game loop spinning and just not update any objects. You might want to consider writing some functions.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:58 PM

You'll need to use the pygame keyboard functions to wait for a keypress instead of using raw_input. raw_input is only for the terminal, which you may not have, or may not use, when you have a Pygame window open.

Alternatively, you can keep your game loop spinning and just not update any objects. You might want to consider writing some functions.




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