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[REBOL] Re: About docs and View's flaws

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 18-Oct-2001 15:24

Mikko Mäkelä wrote:
> > 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 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 ... Cheers, -pekr-