Clipboard and message board

Here, we’ll show you how to use the clip board and message board.

Message board

The messageboard can display text that is written into the ECA. This is done with the “Broadcast Message” action block.

The text is written in the left-most field.

The action block used for displaying text on the messageClipBoard

Clipboard

The clipboard is used for displaying values from the ECA system.

This is done by using the “Add Value” action block.

You can write in the data yourself or get it from and objects metadata. You can specify how many decimals you will display.

The “actorUid” should be the clipboard you would like to add data to. You can write a description of the data in the “description” box. in the dropdown menu “choose argument” you can choose what kind of data you would like to show. You can choose how many decimals you would like to be shown by writing the number in “numberOfDecimas”

The action block used to display the added values on a ClipBoard. 

To show the values added to the clipboard you should call the “Display Info” action block on the ClipBoard.

 “actorUid” should be the clipboard you would like to show the data on. If the “show” box is ticked, the values will be shown. If the box is not ticked, the data will not be shown.

The action block used to display the added values on a ClipBoard. 

Known issue: The Remove value is not working.

An example is shown in the below Gif. This adds a number every time you put your hand in the blue cube.

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