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Actions

Definition: Actions are operations performable by agents. Actions allow agents to do things such as moving around in worksheets, changing their depiction, playing a sound, or opening up a web page.

Use the Tools | Actions Palette menu option or click the Actions tool in the Toolbar to access the Actions Palette, which contains the following actions:

Move
Transport
Move Random On
Change
New
Erase
Set Color To
Make
Broadcast
Wait
Play Sound
Say
Set
Map
Plot to Window
Plot Attribute
Hill Climb
Open URL
Switch to Worksheet
Load Background
Set Direction
Stop Simulation
Reset Simulation
Clear Simulation
Show Message

Power User Shortcuts

An action can also be accessed and added to the agent's behavior by right-clicking in the part of the rule where actions reside. This will show the following pop-up menu, from which you can select the Add Action menu option and then select the desired action to add. The example below illustrates the addition of the Change action.


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