[etoys-dev] export to PNG

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Oct 20 08:05:48 EDT 2009

On 20.10.2009, at 12:34, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> On Tuesday 20 October 2009 03:44:21 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> In Sugar these menu items do not export to the Journal. If someone
>> exports it as file, it's very hard to import into another activity.
>> Ask Randy, he tried ;)
> Perhaps we should rename the preference to "sugarFriendly" :-)

Hehe :)

>> Copy-and-paste is more friendly, don't you think? E.g., get halo,
>> press Cmd-C, switch to mail app, press Cmd-P, done:
> Except that such magic sequences can appear mysterious to many  
> children using
> a computer for the first time. Even "copy.." functions got lopped  
> off. How about
> moving file ops from "copy & print" to "export" and leaving "copy"  
> as an
> operation in both modes?

Sounds reasonable.

I think a lot of the objections would go away if we fixed
Having to change preferences every time is just too annoying.

- Bert -

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