[Newbies] Quinto Game Example Code Not Working

Dr. Zephy yeoldemac at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 02:25:49 UTC 2008

I'm working through the Squeak by Example book and ran into a snag. The code on
page 33 for the Quinto game is returning an error message.
I have the SBECell selected and "-- all --" is highlighted in the right pane,
just like in the book, but it responds with the message "Unknown variable:
initialize   please correct or cancel:  / declare temp / declare instance /

So I guess it doesn't  recognize "initialize" and thinks I'm trying to create a
variable? According to the book it should be recognized.

Here's the code:

	super initialize.
	self label: ''.
	self borderWidth: 2.
	bounds := 0 at 0 corner: 16 at 16.
	offColor := Color paleYellow.
	onColor := Color paleBlue darker.
	self useSquareCorners.
	self turnOff

I even downloaded the code for the book from Squeaksource and pasted it in and
it does the same thing.

Any help would be appreciated.

- Eric (Dr. Zephy)

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