Hi, I want to move a shape (label) when I press WASD around a maze. I got what I have so far off the net, but I cant figure out whats wrong with it.

Original code

Public x 1 'This is whats wrong - it says "End of statement expected" when mouse over 
    Public y 1 'the "1"


Private Sub Form_KeyDown(ByVal KeyCode As Integer, ByVal Shift As Integer)
        ' if keypressed is right move the shape three more
        ' spaces to the right
        If KeyCode = 68 Then
            x = x + 3
            shape1.Move(x, y)
        End If
        ' if keypressed is left move the shape three more
        ' spaces to the left
        If KeyCode = 65 Then
            x = x - 3
            shape1.Move(x, y)
        End If

        If KeyCode = 83 Then
            y = y + 3
            shape1.Move(x, y)
        End If

        If KeyCode = 86 Then
            y = y - 3
            shape1.Move(x, y)
        End If
    End Sub

Note Im completely new to this so keep it simple please!
Thanks!

Edited 5 Years Ago by Amadman114: Extra info

Public x = 1 'This is whats wrong - it says "End of statement expected" when mouse over 
Public y = 1 'the "1"

When I do this,

shape1.Move

Is underlined in blue and I still can't run it
Sorry for the slow reply!

Move isn't a method its an event.

Just set the location of the label

'Instead of shape1.move(x,y)
shape1.Location = new Point(x,y)

But then how do you not just set the location but make the location change depending on where the shape already is?

Im trying to make a shape move around the maze with WASD which seems to be harder than I thought it would be :s

This will move the label around with the WASD keys or the Up,Left,Down, or Right arrow keys. From its current Position.

Private Sub Form1_KeyDown(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs) Handles MyBase.KeyDown
        Select Case e.KeyCode
            Case Keys.A, Keys.Left
                shape1.Location += New Size(-3, 0)
            Case Keys.D, Keys.Right
                shape1.Location += New Size(3, 0)
            Case Keys.W, Keys.Up
                shape1.Location += New Size(0, -3)
            Case Keys.S, Keys.Down
                shape1.Location += New Size(0, 3)
        End Select
    End Sub

Ha ha! Thank you Exception :)

Would still appreciate if there was a way if for example if you pressed A+S then it would move diagonally down.

I tried adding:

Case Keys.A And Keys.S 'also tried using "+" instead of "and"
                shape1.Location += New Size(-3, 3)

Ha ha! Thank you Exception :)

Would still appreciate if there was a way if for example if you pressed A+S then it would move diagonally down.

I tried adding:

Case Keys.A And Keys.S 'also tried using "+" instead of "and"
                shape1.Location += New Size(-3, 3)
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