[Oberon] Large displays in Emulated RISC Oberon

eas lab lab.eas at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 19:21:02 CEST 2014

> Yes, the display is absolutely central to ETHO
Doug Danforth wrote:-
|Just an slightly off topic comment.

|I am developing a module called MyViews which
|abstracts and hides all the details of a view.  The
|concept of a Frame is hidden (and handled internally).
|Every 'view' has associated a list of attributes that the
|user is free to add to.  Examples are 'size', 'stretch,
|'color', 'arrayScale', 'font', ...  One creates a specific
|view, initializes it (which creates a specific hidden inner view)
|and then sets the attributes of their choice.  A single
|'Draw' method of a view is all that is needed to render the
|view where the attributes of the view (may) be recalled to aid
|in the rendering.

I'm completely lost, in trying to understand.
Can I use it with ETHO?

| Since I am doing this in BlackBox I can also position the view
| anywhere on the screen which I now greatly prefer to the
| (old) tiled views of Oberon.

That sounds like preferring lose pages to a bound-book?

== Chris Glur.

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