[Newbies] how to delete imported graphics

Ken G. Brown kbrown at mac.com
Fri Jan 15 18:52:53 UTC 2010

At 3:27 AM -0800 1/15/10, beginners-request at lists.squeakfoundation.org apparently wrote:
>Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 21:29:00 +0100
>From: Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
>Subject: Re: [Newbies] how to delete imported graphics
>To: "A friendly place to get answers to even the most basic questions
>	about	Squeak." <beginners at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
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>On 14.01.2010, at 21:01, Ken G. Brown wrote:
>> This is latest trunk on Mac Squeak 64-32 5.3b1.app
>> I've done a couple of file list/import of jpgs.
>> I'm wondering where the jpg's are stored and how do I delete them?
>> I can see them from World Menu/help/graphical imports but the menubar menu there does not work.
>Here is how I'd go about investigating that:
>1) Type "graphical imports" anywhere. Select it. Press Ctrl-Shift-E.
>2) in TheWorldMenu>>helpMenu you find { Imports default . #viewImages}
>3) inspect "Imports default"
>4) inspect "imports" inst var
>> And what is the magic incantation to apply one of them to be the background of the Squeak window?
>You can find out just the same. E.g., when you select an image in a file list, you can click the "background" button to set it as background. Now you just need to find the code for it: "background for the desktop" is part of its help balloon. Type that, press ctrl-shift-e, follow the implementers chain from #serviceImageAsBackground to #openAsBackground: and there is your "magic incantation". No magic at all ;)
>- Bert -

This enabled me, while rooting around, to fix the bug causing the graphical imports submenu to error while attempting to display. Mantis 7448.


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