Inspector - resizable or not?

panagiotis merakos merakosp at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 04:41:29 EST 2018


@Richmond

The ability to resize the property inspector vertically was introduced in
LC 9 DP-7:

https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/1566/files

Panos
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On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 9:32 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> If by "Inspector" you mean what I think of as the "Properties Palette"
> on Xubuntu 17.10 I always (8.1.9) get a fairly "normal" thing when I first
> open it.
>
> I can increase the WIDTH of the Inspector, but I cannot increase its
> HEIGHT.
>
> I would suppose (?) a "happy little work around" might be to have a
> startup script that goes
> something like this:
>
> set the width of stack "revInspectorTemplate" to 300
> set the width of stack "revInspectorTemplate" to 500
>
> HOWEVER: having just tried that, it doesn't seem to work.
>
> Doing this:
>
> set the width of stack "revInspector" to 300
> set the width of stack "revInspector" to 500
>
> while resizing the stack "revInspector" doesn't affect the Properties
> palette.
>
> Where am I getting things wrong?
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 14/2/2018 3:59 am, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> On 02/13/2018 02:19 PM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Richard,
>>>
>>> This is probably a bug. We were discussing that with Mark Wieder in this
>>> report: http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=19880
>>>
>>> If you are on Ubuntu and have found a reproducible recipe please add it
>>> to
>>> the report :)
>>>
>>
>> Yes, please do. Panos can't replicate the problem. I *think* I have it
>> narrowed down to the resize routines in the behavior script, but I haven't
>> had time yet to delve any deeper.
>>
>> I *did* find that narrowing the width down to the minimum and then
>> resizing works better than not, and that seems like a clue.
>>
>>
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