[REBOL] Re: About docs and View's flaws
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 18-Oct-2001 15:24
> > help has failed me), though I do wish it had an
> > index. (I'm talking
> > about the book here, but it's online on RT's site
> > too.)
> Yes, the index would make things easier for online
> documentation as well. I mean, it takes some effort to
> find where "refinements" are mentioned...
> > View on the other hand hasn't any books yet, (and it
> > looks like the
> > first one to cover it will be in French), so we're
> > left with what's
> Oh, bad news...
> > > Ok, so I didn't read the manuals very well before
> > > starting to program - but how many does?
> > Complaining about the lack of documentation and then
> > saying you don't
> > read it very well anyway is, ummm, err, something.
> > (:
> Take it as "I didn't fully read all the Core documents
> prior trying to do things with the View". I did read
> the View documents though.
> Speaking about view: has anyone written a bug-list of
> some sort for View,
no, all bugs are being sent to RT, so RT will hopefully fix them all
with upcoming releases :-)
> or even better, a list of work
> arounds to known issues?
You can find some tips thru Allen's http://www.rebolforces.com site ...,
draw docs are on Larry's rebsite IIRC. His site is called Ecotope, and
icon is called "Easy Draw"
> With my first attempt, I
> found several flaws. For example the choice face seems
> to decide the size of the button from first string,
> resulting in trash if following strings are lengthier?
> I also don't know how to produce a button that would
> close the window peacefully, I always get trash, if I
> press "ESC"
I assume you press "ESC" in conzole, right? Then just type: unview/all
and you can restart your script ...
.. as for your button:
view layout [button "END" [unview/all]] ; and you are back in console