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globals [hours minutes seconds]  ; used to keep track of the time

to setup

   ca
   clear-output

   set hours 0
   set minutes 0
   set seconds 0
   
   crt 60
      ask turtles [
   
      ;; creates the 60 tick marks highlighting the hours with different shapes 
   
      set heading 6 * who
      set color blue
      if (who mod 5 = 0)       
         [
          set color red 
          set size 2 
          set shape "circle"
         ]
      fd 15
   ]
   
   
   ;; Set the second hand - will be referred to later as turtle 60
   crt 1 [
      set heading 0
      set color blue
      set size 16
      set shape "arrow"
      ]
   
   ;; Set the minute hand - will be referred to later as turtle 61
   crt 1 [
      set heading 0
      set color red
      set size 12
      set shape "arrow"
      ]
   
   ;; Set the hour hand - will be referred to later as turtle 62   
   crt 1 [
      set heading 0
      set color yellow
      set size 8
      set shape "arrow"
      ]
      
      reset-timer  ; this command is needed to use the timer command later
end 

to set_clock
 
 ;; This function simply positions the hands according to sliders on the interface screen
 
   ask turtle 60 [ 
       set heading second * 6
       set seconds second
       ]
       
   ask turtle 61 [
       set heading (minute * 6 + second / 10)
       set minutes minute
       ]
       
   ask turtle 62 [
       set heading (hour * 30 + minute / 2 + second / 120)
       set hours hour
       ]
end 

to go 

let val 0
  

set val round timer     ; at the beginning of each second will set the variable val
                        ; to be equal to the time value. Then it will enter the while loop
                        ; and highlight the turtle the second hand is pointing toward.
                        ; after a second has passed the value of timer is different than
                        ; the value of 'val' and will exit the while loop, reset the display
                        ; and update the position of the hands, the monitors, and then repeat

while [ val = round timer ] [  

       ask turtle (seconds mod 60) [ 
        
       ifelse (who mod 5 = 0)    ; a simple block of code to highlight the turtle
          [                      ; the second hand is pointing toward
           set size 3
           set color yellow
          ]  [
           set size 2
           set color yellow
           ]
           
        ]
        ]

    ask turtle (seconds mod 60) [ 
        
       ifelse (who mod 5 = 0)
          [
           set color red
           set size 2
          ]
          
          [
           set color blue
           set size 1
           ]
     ]
     
;; Updates the hands and the monitors each second

   ask turtle 60 [ 
       set heading heading + 6   ;; each tick moves the seconds hand 6 degrees
       set seconds (seconds + 1) mod 60  ;; and one second and reset after 60
       if (seconds mod 60 = 0) [set minutes (minutes + 1) mod 60]  ;; at 60 seconds, incriment the minutes
       if (seconds mod 60 = 0 and minutes mod 60 = 0) [set hours (hours + 1) mod 24] ;; at 60 minutes, incriment the hours
       ]
       
   ask turtle 61 [
       set heading heading + .1  ;; update the heading of the minute hand each second
       ]
       
   ask turtle 62 [
       set heading heading + (.1 / 12)  ;; update the heading of the hours hand each second
       ]
end 

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