Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same
dochawk at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 18:15:24 CEST 2017
On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 8:55 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Looking at the PR it was meant to only set the backdrop if users were
> still in the first run mode of the start center.
Uhm . . . why would anyone think that that would be a *good* thing? I
react to my screen being seized as a hostile act.
I didn't even realize that it was livecode that had attached me; initially
I assumed an OS glitch.
When I saw that my desktop came back when I switched applications, and was
seized again when livecode resumed, I tried preferences, and didn't see
Eventually. I tried view, and found a "backdrop" setting set, and turned
I had never heard of backdrop before, and would have had no idea to try to
deal with it in the message box.
Also, *every* time rc2 launches, it r4ets this preference.
I find the notion that new users need the computer taken away from them
rather condescending . . .
Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
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