Points of Regular Polygon

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Nov 29 14:09:14 EST 2016

Richmond Mathewson wrote:

 > Oddly enough, that may have uncovered a bug in LC 9 dp3 . . .
 > I thought I would set the points of a polygon graphic to the points
 > of the regular polygon graphic that I had exported into a scrolling
 > list field.
 > But when I selected 'Polygon Graphic' from the Menu/Object/New
 > Control/Polygon Graphic
 > (Mac OS 10.7.5: yeah, yeah, I know, 'tisn't supported for LC 9: go
 > and try it on a newer Mac running Mac OS Rocky Mountain) and no
 > polygon graphic appeared on my stack.
 > To contextualise this: there is no problem if I select 'regualr
 > polygon graphic'.

An irregular polygon has no inherent shape; its points must be drawn by 
the user.

When I choose that menu item (in v9.0 dp3 on Ubuntu) the tool changes to 
graphic polygon, and allows me to draw it out as expected.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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