[Etoys-notify] [JIRA] Updated: (SQ-179) Fix targeting in sliders, buttons and menus

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Wed Apr 29 17:33:48 EDT 2009

     [ http://tracker.immuexa.com/browse/SQ-179?page=all ]

Scott Wallace updated SQ-179:

    Attachment: targetOffsetFixes-wiz.6.cs

The attachment is an unmodified copy of the change-set from Mantis that Jerome refers to.

> Fix targeting in sliders, buttons and menus
> -------------------------------------------
>          Key: SQ-179
>          URL: http://tracker.immuexa.com/browse/SQ-179
>      Project: squeakland
>         Type: Improvement
>   Components: etoys
>     Reporter: Jerome Peace
>      Fix For: triage
>  Attachments: targetOffsetFixes-wiz.6.cs
> Original Estimate: 1 hour, 30 minutes
>         Remaining: 1 hour, 30 minutes
> You can set parameters for sliders and buttons and menus.
> However when it comes to setting targets the menus will usually not offer the option.
> This is a known and pervasive bug.
> http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=6521
> 6521: Target setting doesn't work for buttons and sliders
> Has my run at a fix for the squeakland version of things.
> It also explains why the fix is very valuable. 
> Yoshiki has express concern at the extensiveness of the fixes.
> The way around that is to load the fixes as code and focus on just one piece at a time. I originally started just fixing sliders.
> The original change sets are also available, see the linked reports.
> Particularly look at the parent issue. That will accumulate pointers to other relevant reports.
> Fixes can be tried out in 3.9 and 3.10.2.
> Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace
> Estimate of time to finish. 
> I have made the fixes and proved them to work in 3.9 and 3.10.2
> The fixes in the report worked in Squeakland/Etoys when I made them.
> The work that remains is for somebody to load them in or load a portion of them in and see if they still work.
> This is not work I can offer to do. If somebody looks into it and has trouble I am willing to solve problems that will lead to getting the work into Olpc/etoys & squeakland versions.
> There is a very good chance that things will work right off the bat since I tried them out once before.
> So my estimate is someone needs to invest about 1 hr to check things out. And give feedback to this report.
> Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace

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