exploding bands

Case number:845813-986819
Topic:Game: Tools
Opened by:Brad Taylor
Status:Open
Type:Suggestion
Opened on:Sunday, September 20, 2009 - 18:41
Last modified:Monday, February 25, 2013 - 20:01

Could we get an exploding band? I suppose you could get it by allowing the band strength to go negative. This would be useful in scripts where pulling is not an option
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Brad

(Sun, 09/20/2009 - 18:41  |  7 comments)


Joined: 11/10/2007
Groups: Window Group
Topic: Biochem » Game: Tools

Do you mean a band that pushes apart? You can set the length of the band to something long, would that work?

Joined: 05/10/2008
Groups: None

yes a band that would push apart is what I would like to see. I think a negative strength would be a good way to control it. But I don't quite know what you mean by setting the length to 'something long'.

Joined: 05/10/2008
Groups: None

I haven't really played around with setting the length before. It works pretty well to push a structure apart. Lots of cool new features in Foldit now. ;) I guess I should be asking to be able to set lengths in cookbook.

Joined: 09/18/2009
Groups: SETI.Germany

Would be a good idea to turn a puzzle inside-out.

Joined: 06/17/2010
Status: Open » Closed

We can make bands length up to 10000 units. Done.

Joined: 09/18/2009
Groups: SETI.Germany

We also need this for GUI, not only for scripts.
At the moment, maximum value for setting length via GUI is still <=20.
Maximum length value should be there distance from first to last segment.
This would stretch the puzzle entirely out.
(or about 3.8*segment index distance).
Numerical input could help.

Joined: 09/18/2009
Groups: SETI.Germany
Status: Closed » Open

I set this to ongoing, as we still need this for GUI, too,
maybe not with that high maximum value (10,000).

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