Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Wed Jul 19 11:10:18 CEST 2017


Personally, I have always liked, and often used a light gray backdrop to
minimize distractions from the OS.  It makes LiveCode feel more like a
unified environment.

~Roger

On Jul 19, 2017 4:55 AM, "Mark Waddingham via use-livecode" <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On 2017-07-19 08:56, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> Even that is a "load of old Bollo"; I'm sure that a lot of people
>> trying out LiveCode for the first time
>> are going to go "gae quair" when they see their desktop vanish.
>>
>
> Possibly - but until you test such a thing, a statement either way is just
> conjecture... Hence why we are testing it!
>
> Admittedly, this was perhaps a slightly riskier test then something like
> the handler menu; although had it actually *only* affected people who were
> still in 'first run' mode... No-one on this list would have probably
> noticed, thus it would not have occasioned any comment.
>
> There will be an RC-3 which fixes that problem at least - whether or not
> the auto-backdrop will be kept (in first run mode) will be largely down to
> what the analysis of results of the testing say.
>
> Warmest Regards,
>
> Mark.
>
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