pause Until

Make your program wait until an event at a touch sensor happens.



  • ev: the touch sensor action to wait for. The touch actions (events) are:
    • pressed: the sensor was pressed, or pressed and released
    • bumped: the sensor was just bumped
    • released: the sensor was just released


Wait for a bump to touch sensor touch 1 before continuing with displaying a message on the screen.

let waitTime = 0;
brick.showString("We're going to wait", 1);
brick.showString("for you to bump the", 2);
brick.showString("touch sensor on port 1", 3);
waitTime = control.millis();
if (control.millis() - waitTime > 5000) {
    brick.showString("Ok, that took awhile!", 1)
} else {
    brick.showString("Ah, you let go!", 1)

See also

on event