XP Problems Persist...

Judy Perry jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Thu Mar 2 20:13:37 EST 2006


Andre,

Thanks, yes, I am trying that right now (u/l the file to RevOnline and
just installed a trial version of Rev on the PC in the lab...).

Thanks for the pointer!

Judy

On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Judy,
>
> it will sound stupid but I had tons of problems with my thumb drive
> corrupting my rev stacks... after using it, rev would cease to
> recognize the stacks. It was not a rev problem it was a cheap thumb
> drive problem... have you tried to transfer the files using another
> medium?
>
> Cheers
> andre
>
> On Mar 2, 2006, at 9:53 PM, Judy Perry wrote:
>
> > Sigh.
> >
> > One of the few students who is honestly playing around with Rev and
> > *trying* to appreciate it is having nothing but problem after problem
> > after problem.
> >
> > This is probably a really stupid question, but does running skins
> > on top
> > of XP create any Rev-related problems?
> >
> > I'm running 2.7 on OS X.  He's running 2.7 (trial version) on XP.  I
> > created a simple little demo stack on messages and the message path
> > (and,
> > yes, Richard, I did require that they take a look at yours!).  Runs
> > fine
> > on my Mac.  Copied the file to his thumb drive.  He double-clicks
> > the file
> > and it launches 2.7.  Good.  But it doesn't open the file.  Not
> > only does
> > it not open the clicked file, when you try opening it from the File ->
> > Open menu, it either does nothing or it throws up an error message
> > that
> > the file cannot be read.
> >
> > The file retains its icon and association with the parent app...
> > only the
> > parent app can't open the file.
> >
> > I  just tried re-d/l Rev 2.7 to look for the option to save as a 2.6
> > file... but can't figure that one out either (will be heading on
> > over to
> > Chipp's site to try that next).
> >
> > Does anyone have any ideas?  Would anyone be willing to take a look
> > at the
> > file to see whether I've done something just abysmally stupid that
> > could
> > be causing these problems?
> >
> > It just doesn't give Rev a good name when you have somebody who is
> > clearly
> > in the minority in a class and who is trying to honestly evaluate the
> > product and all they get is crashes and non-functionality...
> >
> > :-(
> >
> > Thanks for any suggestions,
> >
> > Judy
> >
> >
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