"Did you know that ....... ?"

Thomas McGrath III mcgrath3 at mac.com
Wed Apr 15 08:32:05 EDT 2009

Hi Francis,

I just loved this story. And one of the extra special things I love  
most about this list is that I very rarely see the term RTM or RTFM.

So I hope we do see a blog or wiki with that title.


Tom McGrath III
Lazy River Software
3mcgrath at comcast.net

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On Apr 15, 2009, at 7:09 AM, Francis Nugent Dixon wrote:

> Hi from Paris,
> When I upgraded to Rev 3.0, I was happy for so many reasons.
> But there were things inside the script editor I found very
> painful, even though there were MANY improvements.
> The thing that peeved me most was that the script text lines
> never lined up. I spent valuable minutes ('cos I love "order")
> in all my scripts making sure that indents were correct.
> Today, I hit the TAB key by mistake, while editing a script,
> and "BINGO", everything lined up perfectly.
> Why is progress so difficult to achieve, and why is "CHANCE"
> so important to achieve this progress ?
> (Who was it that first said "Progress is a series of "XXXX-ups !) ?
> There are probably dozens of bells and whistles hidden away
> in all the corners of Revolution, that we may never find.
> I think that somebody in Rev should start a blog with the title :
> "Did you know that ........ !"
> I'm sure it would be very popular.
> Now I see some of you reaching for your keyboards, to let me
> know that this information is on page 2742 of the documentation.
> But if I read alllll the documentation concerning Revolution,
> I would surely be a much better programmer - with ZERO stacks
> to my credit !!
> "..... et à la fin de l'envoi, je touche !" (Cyrano de Bergerac)
> -Francis
> "Nothing should ever be done for the first time !"
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