New User questions
alex at mindlube.com
Wed Oct 9 12:48:01 EDT 2002
On Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at 01:33 AM, Simon Forster wrote:
> Yesterday I downloaded the Revolution starter kit and ran through the
> first tutorial to get a feel for the program and to find out whether I
> wanted to explore this further. Problem 1: when futzing with the 2nd
> button (there's only 2 of them in the Getting Started tutorial),
> Revolution would "Unexpectedly quit" on me. This happened a good half
> dozen times. Needless to say, if this is typical behaviour I'm not
> interested in the prog. I'm working on an Apple PowerBook G3 with 300+
> MB RAM running OS X 10.2.1.
> Is Revolution quite unstable when developing?
> I'd like to look through some documentation on the language. The only
> reference source I've found so far is the Transcript Dictionary. Is
> this all that's commonly available? If so, how can one browse through
Simon, I'm running Revolution on the same OS X 10.2.1. When you startup
Revolution, change View | Look and Feel to "Mac OS Emulated". AFAIK you
have to do this every time you restart. There are some issues between
Revolution and the OS X appearance manager, and that's the workaround.
I think you fill find the Revolution IDE to be quite solid once you do
Alex Rice, Software Developer
Architectural Research Consultants, Inc.
alrice at swcp.com
alex_rice at arc.to
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