[Oberon] sizing window in BlueBottle editor
frey at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Jul 3 18:17:36 CEST 2003
Alan Freed wrote:
> I just messed up my prior version of BlueBottle, so I took this
> opportunity to install
> the latest release. There are some very noticable chages, especially in
> the efficiency
> of window resizing/motion. Well done.
> The question I have is that the BlueBottle editor seems to have a fixed
> size for the
> edit window. It zooms nicely. I like the fact that the font size can
> be made to be of
> reasonable size for reading (a drawback of the Oberon environment). When
> I went
> to stretch it out horizontally, because the window width is small, I
> noticed that it
> stretched the fonts out horizontally but didn't change the effective
> width of the
> editor box. Is there a way I can chage the default window size in the
Not yet. I am still looking for an appropriate behaviour. The editor
component can do it but not yet if it is embedded in a window.
> Another observation about the editor. When I opened a file (created in
> for editing, it clipped off the top of the file.
The File-Format is currently hard coded in the editor. I am still
searching for a convenient and simple solution so that the user is aware
of the file-format but does not have to care about it in normal operation.
Currently supported (but hard coded) formats are:
It will be better if the Test of TestEditor is gone ;-)
> One last question. I've heard that there is a great file manager in the
> works. When
> will this become available?
Good question. Isn't there a blue Configuration.DoCommands in the
AosTools.Tool (in the current release) ? (I rarely install from the
official release ;-) ) If yes, just click it. Be aware it is not so
stable yet. If not, I can upload a new (current) release by end of next
week or send the files on demand.
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