[Squeakland] New to Squeak - problems I'm having

Blake blake at kingdomrpg.com
Sat Oct 1 02:57:26 PDT 2005

On Fri, 30 Sep 2005 22:38:16 -0700, Mark Engelberg  
<mark.engelberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> OK, last night I was surfing the web and discovered Squeak.  I
> installed the Squeak plug-in (on Windows XP Professional, in Mozilla
> Firefox 1.0.7), so that I could begin looking at the various
> tutorials.
> Here are some of the problems I've already encountered:
> First, when clicking on the supplies tab at the bottom of the screen,
> two rows of icons pop up.  The bottom row is about two-thirds off the
> screen, making the icons difficult to recognize.

You can drag it to see the rest of the row. That took a while to figure  
out. I think it's supposed to pop-out fully visible.

> Second, when viewing several of the tutorials, many weird characters
> seemed to be substituted for ordinary characters.  For example, the
> dash character "-" was replaced by a capital N with a bar over it.
> Third, whenever a window of text was formatted in a narrow column with
> something to the right of it, the right edge of the text (about one
> letter's worth) was cut off.
> Fourth, in all of the tutorials containing a mixture of icons and
> text, the icons were not located in the space allocated for them by
> the text.  They were always shifted a bit.  Furthermore, if you tried
> to drag them into the space allocated by the text, the icon wouldn't
> quite fit (as if the text were a bit too small, or the icon a bit too
> big).

Yeah, I've seen all those same things. I never could figure out why/how to  

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