Vent!

Paul Looney simplsol at aol.com
Thu Jan 13 14:14:36 EST 2011


And Peter,
Let's not forget:

You click a down arrow to make objects move up.
You click an up arrow to make objects move down.
You click an up arrow to make objects move right.
You click an up arrow to make objects wider.

You adjust the type size on the last panel but
you adjust the leading on the first panel.

The IDE is long overdue for an extensive overhaul. I hope this will  
be done BEFORE the next re-branding.
Paul Looney


On Jan 13, 2011, at 10:15 AM, Peter Haworth wrote:

> Livecode is a great tool but the IDE is full of user interface  
> weirdnesses as far as I'm concerned.  There are three different  
> Find/Replace dialogs and you're never sure which one will pop up  
> when you press command-F.  The File menu contents are completely  
> different depending on which window is active.  The  message box  
> appears and disappears at what seem to be completely random  
> intervals.  How nice would it be to have an Application Browser  
> option to list stacks, not cards, in alphabetical order.
>
> You get used to all that stuff over time but it can be a nightmare  
> for new users (at least it was for me).
>
> Pete Haworth




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