[Newbies] TextAttributes in OBDefinitions

Jerome Peace peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 27 04:48:58 UTC 2007

[Newbies] TextAttributes in OBDefinitions

Hi Matthew, Hi Robert.

for step 3. try
self doOnlyOnce: [ self halt ] .

which can be primed by evaluating 
“nil rearmOneShot”

That allows you to get the debugger you want and then
have the method  behave normally.

>Matthew Fulmer tapplek at gmail.com 
>Thu Sep 27 00:45:25 UTC 2007 
>On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 02:13:17AM +0200, Robert
Krahn wrote:
>> Hello Squeakers,
>> I am trying to add TextAttributes to the text which
is shown in the  
>> definition panel of OBBrowsers. My attempt to add
TextAttributes to  
>> the results of #text methods of OBNodes had no
>> E.g. I changed OBUPackageVersionNode>>text to:
>> 	^ package longDescription asText allBold
>> and expected to read the details of package
versions in bold text.  
>> But nothing changed.
>You are probably doing this correctly, but something
higher up
>is turning it into a String. The way I debug this is:
>1. Open an instance of a window that makes the call
>2. Minimize it
>3. Place a self halt in the method you want to trace.
>4. Unminimize the window
>If you put a halt in while the window is active, you
are likely
>to get an endless stream of debuggers until you
minimize the
>window again


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