"Lock screen" not working on a Windows standalone

Klaus Major klaus at major-k.de
Mon Sep 27 03:49:37 EDT 2004

Hi Bruce,

> I have a single stack project made with Rev 2.5 that has arrow buttons 
> for moving from one card to another. A simple:
> lock screen
> set lockmessages to true
> go next
> unlock screen with visual effect scroll right to card
> works very well in a Mac standalone. However, when I click the arrow 
> button in the corresponding  Windows standalone, the next card 
> immediately appears and only _after_ that does the visual effect 
> appear. So a user on Windows will see the next card _prior_ to the 
> seeing the illusion of the next card sliding into view. Not very 
> slick! Apparently, the "lock screen" command has not really locked the 
> screen before the "go next" command was carried out.
> I tried a different visual effect, but that did not help the problem. 
> Has anyone else seen this problem? Any solutions or workarounds?

Hmmm, and the "official" syntax for going to the next card with a 
transition does not work?

lock messages
visual scroll right
go next cd

Works here for me, even on windows :-)

> Regards,
> Bruce Pokras
> Blazing Dawn Software
> www.blazingdawn.com


Klaus Major
klaus at major-k.de

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