alex at tweedly.net
Thu Jan 27 05:17:33 EST 2005
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> It is already submitted a couple of times as a bug rather than as an
> This particular one is still marked as unconfirmed, but we have had
> several reports of it in the support queue too. I distinctly remember
> entering it in Bugzilla myself, but now I can't find it. So there is
> another one in there somewhere as well.
> It would be good to add any new reports to the above, since that one
> is marked as an actual bug.
Those are two different problems.
2147 says that sometimes, mostly when the cursor is near the end of a
line in a TEXT field, the blinking "upright bar" text cursor will disappear.
2138 says that (certainly in Dreamcard player) if a stack is opened by
double-clicking the .rev file, the cursor is completely invisible - any
cursor, not just the text one, and all the time - the app is effectively
unusable. When run in the IDE, there is no problem.
If I can get a "clean" computer, with no player already installed to
confuse things, I'll test a new installation to see if I can confirm
that the problem occurs with the launcher rather than the Player. If it
does, I'll change the Bugzilla entry to a bug.
But I can't help feeling that this kind of investigation is what I
expect a company to do for itself, not rely on its users to do for it.
There's a serious deficiency - I don't care whether you call it a bug or
an enhancement. Every Windows app in the world is (can be) run by
double-clicking on its icon - except Dreamcard apps. (and possibly
Studio/Revolution apps - but I can't test that).
I can only imagine the impression this would give to a first time user
(who might well be a last-time user as well).
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