8 Replies
Trina Rimmer

Hi Pat. It's likely that the project you're interested in uses the number variable. You may find some more examples of calculators in this E-Learning Challenge. Often the folks who share their projects will outline the steps they took on their website or portfolio page so you may want to click through some of those links too.  

And if you'd like our help with a specific calculator project. please share the project file here so we can take a closer look.

Pat Thomas

I apologize but I totally missed your email. In the normal digital cash
register in the gift shop, the first step is to log in with volunteer
number.. The object they would like to purchase has a Product
Identification tag with a PLU code on it whih we put in front of the PLU
reader. On the screen you will seethe name of the object and cost. We o
that for each object that has a PLU tag. For those that don't we touch the
manual which has a list of stuff with prices or the unscanned key. The
unscan key has a list also that we touch and then go back to main screen.
Then we subtotal everything, then i we are given cash , we put tat in and
then the amount we we them prints out. I realized explaining this to you
that their is no way for them to actually practice with out the PLU
reader. If you would just how me how to put the variables in so that if
they touched the screen for things like flowers and how to cause it to add
up that would be helpful.Any help would be beneficial.

Allison LaMotte

Hi Pat,

It sounds like you need to:

  • add hotspots to the spots on the cash register screen you want them to be able to interact with
  • add triggers to those hotspots that link them to the layer or slide that shows the next thing they'd see on the screen

Here's an article that talks about how to add number variables.

I hope that helps! :)