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FlexScript Class - Conveyor.SlugBuilder

Conveyor.SlugBuilder

Description

Accesses data dealing with a conveyor's slug building state

This object can be accessed through the Conveyor.slugBuilder property, or through the Conveyor.MergeController.lanes property.

Properties

conveyor Returns the conveyor associated with this slug builder
isClear Returns 1 if all necessary control points are clear for the current slug to be released, 0 otherwise.
isEnabled Gets or sets whether the conveyor associated with this slugBuilder will build slugs.
lastAddedItem Gets the item that was last added to the slug.
state Gets the slug-building state of the slug builder

Methods

makeReady Manually marks the slug ready for release
release Manually releases a slug.

Details

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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.conveyor

readonly Conveyor conveyor

Description

Returns the conveyor associated with this slug builder

Conveyor c = slugBuilder.conveyor;
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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.isClear

readonly int isClear

Description

Returns 1 if all necessary control points are clear for the current slug to be released, 0 otherwise.

if (slugBuilder.isClear) slugBuilder.release();
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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.isEnabled

int isEnabled

Description

Gets or sets whether the conveyor associated with this slugBuilder will build slugs.

Before disabling, be sure that the lane does not have a slug.slugBuilder.isEnabled = 1;
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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.lastAddedItem

readonly Object lastAddedItem

Description

Gets the item that was last added to the slug.

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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.state

readonly int state

Description

Gets the slug-building state of the slug builder

0 - None
1 - Building - a slug has begun building.
2 - Ready - the slug has acheived its ready criteria
3 - Releasing - the slug is being released
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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.makeReady()

makeReady( )

Description

Manually marks the slug ready for release

This method can be used to make a slug ready before it would otherwise become ready. slugBuilder.makeReady();
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Conveyor.SlugBuilder.release()

release( )

Description

Manually releases a slug.

Can be used to release a slug, disreguarding ready requirements and lane clear requirements. slugBuilder.release()