Re (2): [Oberon] Still can't boot

Duke Normandin dukeofperl at
Sun Aug 8 21:30:57 MEST 2010

On Sun, 8 Aug 2010, peasthope at wrote:

> From:	Chris Burrows <chris at>
> Date:	Sun, 08 Aug 2010 09:27:12 +0930
> > If you 'grow' a viewer several times it will eventually go full-screen
> Also, a viewer can be dragged from one track to another.
> In ETHNO alpha release, put the mouse pointer in the
> small square in upper left corner, just left of the viewer
> title.  Press and hold the left mouse button. Drag across
> to the other track.  Click and release the middle mouse
> button.  Release the left mouse button.


> Mouse interclicking or chording seem elaborate at first
> but very efficient once you get it.

Should be fun for me! I've got fingers like sausages ;)

> One other non-obvious detail.  In case you accidentally
> select a viewer by right-mouse clicking too near the edge,
> press F2.  That will clear all selections.  Alternatively
> RM again twice at the same place as caused the selection.

Another great tip for a noob!

BTW, There's no System.Grow for the System.Log viewer. So the only
recourse for _that_ viewer is the top-left corner? When I was using
the install diskette, I entered System.Grow ~ in the System.Log
viewer. Afterwards, I didn't know how to reverse the growth ;)


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