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

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 12:54:30 CEST 2017


*Chacun à son gôut mais à ce ,o,ent c'est pas un choix!

Je voudrais un digestif.

Richmond.
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On 7/19/17 1:17 pm, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote:
> Me too. Especially when my desktop is once again messy. And that happens quite often.
>
> The backdrop function in LC even made me write a little tool which does something similar and layers over the whole desktop to hide the mess. Very useful when i demonstrate something to others on my computer.
>
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>> Am 19.07.2017 um 11:10 schrieb Roger Eller via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>:
>>
>> 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 <mailto: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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