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Learning Construct 2 by Aryadi Subagio

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Understanding constant variables

Now, we will start changing the game state. We will do this by utilizing two kinds of variables: instance variables and global variables. We'll make several global variables that will be checked later with an instance variable. However, we will change the global variable to a special type of variable: constant variable.

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So, what are constant variables? They are variables, global or local, whose values do not change after they are declared. Both the text and number type variables can become constant variables. To make a constant variable, just select the Constant checkbox when creating a new global variable. Constant variables in the event sheet are indicated by their names, which appear capitalized.

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