IDE oddities (was Re: Error Messages Are Evil)

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at
Thu May 15 14:00:03 EDT 2014

It's persistent between launches of LC.

The case in question is dealing with the dataGrid, because there are issues
with the DG, which I detailed in a bug report that I filed this week, in
particular related to resizing a header.  Because a DG is an amalgam of
numerous LC objects, issues can quickly become amplified.

On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Devin Asay <devin_asay at> wrote:

> On May 15, 2014, at 9:16 AM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at>
>  wrote:
> > Whoops!  Wait, a second, here's another:
> > The "locked" of the properties palette for each object is separate and
> > persistent.  This is really great when you are working with a component
> or
> > object that is installed by another developer, and want to look at two of
> > the developer's objects side-by-side and make one like the other, but
> > really awful when you don't, because you're stuck with it.  You're not in
> > charge of your setup, the component developer is, and if you have to fix
> > something in that component, you are in for a lot of extra clicks and
> > palette issues.
> I'm not sure I'm following you on this one, Mike. Are you talking about
> the lock icon that locks the property palette to the currently selected
> object? What do you mean by persistent? Can't you just click the lock icon
> to de-link it from the object? Or are you referring to another "locked"
> property?
> Devin
> Devin Asay
> Office of Digital Humanities
> Brigham Young University
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