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[REBOL] Re: newbieQ: How to make full screen View layout with no border or title

From: jasonic:nomadics at: 2-Oct-2001 12:21

<[holger--rebol--com]> wrote [...snip...]
> Yes, but please keep in mind that there is no guarantee that > the resulting window will actually have these attributes on all > systems, or that it will have the same size as the screen.
> You should also allow the user to override the window size in your > application's configuration settings, e.g. in the case where an > operating system supports window sizes and offsets correctly, but > ignores no-border or no-title (common in Unix), because in that > case your window would end up partially off-screen with your current > code, with some window managers.
hmm.. Thanks for the heads up warning. I want full screen for connected presentation, public projection displays and kiosk use. A target application domain is public gathering and transporatation hubs: airports, stations, malls, etc. The 'local' end of these is shiops,hotels, resturants.. Can't test the X-windows or ones live here right now, but it really sounds like Win32 may be my best platform for clean kiosk display. A little ironic and disturbing isn't it? For example on Win32 with IE, including a View button link to screens such as [browse "-k"] looks very good. Presumably it is not too bad when I spec/prepare and controlthe [known] hardware/software intallation for kiosks. Ok when we can test and adapt in advance. But IIRC Win32 is the only reliable one reliable when one is installing 'blind'. Does anyone have Mac Rebol/View experience and can comment on this? - Jason