spitting nails at the IDE
MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Tue Sep 3 14:24:25 EDT 2013
But deleting objects is still not undoable, yet.
On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>wrote:
> I also run into the windowing issue, but my situation is, as usual, it
> seems, more obscure:
> 1) Have mac mini
> 2) Use at work with two large monitors
> 3) Take mini home, where I only have one large monitor
> I have learned that AirDisplay (an app that lets you use your iPad as a
> second monitor) saves a lot of time, even if that functionality isn't very
> useful to me other than this one case.
> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 9:07 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>> > Certainly the thing with secondary and or mirror screens has to be
>> > out.
>> "sorted out" ???
>> [checks watch]
>> It's 2013. Since I put a second screen on my mac, I've:
>> * converted my custom bankruptcy software from HyperCard to SuperCard
>> * gotten married
>> * had a child
>> * closed my practice and gotten a PhD
>> * returned to practice
>> * re-written my software as spreadsheets
>> * had four grandchildren.
>> * rewritten most of the software in LiveCode
>> > If one has 2 or 3 displays attached to one's machine and 1 or more of
>> > is them disconnected
>> > (or goes "phut") all stacks, palettes and other 'things" of Livecode's
>> > should be visible on the
>> > monitor that is still connected.
>> "should". Yet if there is only one screen, and the coordinates are
>> offscreen, LiveCode still opens the window entirely offscreen,
>> including the message box and dictionary.
>> This wasn't a problem 24 years ago with HyperCard and SuperCard, yet
>> it appears my granson will turn 5 with Livecodenot having solved this.
>> > I had a similar sort of problem just the other day when I moved my
>> > machine up to my villa in the mountains and connected to to a very old
>> > cathode ray tube job that has a maximum display of 1024 x 768,
>> > having previously had it connected to a 1920 x 1080 display; my
>> > stack was nowhere to be seen!
>> The screen I attached to my SE/30 was 1024x768, 1 bit. 19" screeen,
>> with about a two foot deep tube.
>> And when it went bad under warranty, I called Ehman.
>> "Oh, ship it back in the original container." 
>> There wasn't one.
>> It came on a shipping pallet with cardboard wrapped around and a huge
>> cardboard top.
>> "*groan* Oh, one of *those* ."
>> (I had a very early developer screen).
>> > I had to open up the message box (which, luckily, appeared somewhere
>> > reasonably sensible: I could see the thing) and do a "move stack
>> > to 100,100: silly and should be unnecessary. Had the message box been
>> > screen things would have been even more tedious.
>> For other's reference, I've attached a tiny stack that has field with
>> a button to execute it's contents, an output field to put answers
>> into, and button to put the message box back (although I think it's
>> set to 900 for the vertical).
>> Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
>> (702) 508-8462
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> On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
> On the second day, God created the oceans.
> On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
> and did a little diving.
> And God said, "This is good."
On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
On the second day, God created the oceans.
On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
and did a little diving.
And God said, "This is good."
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