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and run the program using tcl's wish ( #wish sol.tcl).
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it using a standard text editor.
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The Solitaire game has three main areas:
The deck (pile of cards) in the upper left corner
Four suit piles to the right of the deck.
Initially, these piles are empty.
Seven run piles below the deck and suit
piles. The first pile (from the left)
contains one card, the second two cards,
etc. The top card is face up.
The object of Solitaire is to build four suit
piles of cards in order, starting from the Ace
card finishing with the King. You do this by
drawing (clicking and dragging) cards from the
deck and moving them to the suit or run piles.
Your final score is determined by the time (in
seconds) it takes to create four complete suit
You build run piles by placing cards in descending
order on the pile, alternating between red and
black suits. You may move partial runs (one or
more cards which are face up) to another run pile,
so long as they fit the sequence. If the top card
of a pile is face down, you can click on it to
turn it over. To win, it's important to uncover
and turn over cards in the run piles. If a run
pile becomes empty, you may start a new pile with
You build suit piles by placing cards in ascending
order of the same suit on a pile. You must start
a suit pile (which is initially empty) with an
You can flip cards from the deck over by clicking
on the deck pile. Three cards are flipped at a
time, but only the top card may be moved to a
suit or run pile.
When you click the Preferences... button, you will get a
panel of options for the game. If you enable the "hint" mode,
the Solitaire game will automatically highlight any cards that
can be played. You can also change the card back design for
the deck of cards used in the game.