Packaging into the sole Squeak window
dwighth at ipa.net
Thu Apr 27 18:28:57 UTC 2000
It works fine on NT 4.0.
"David N. Smith (IBM)" wrote:
> At 23:52 -0400 4/25/00, Andrew C. Greenberg wrote:
> >>MMM well working backwards I see that you need to call the Mac's sizeWindow
> >>which is called from ioSetDisplayMode in sqMacWindow.c which is called by
> >>primitiveSetDisplayMode in interp.c which is primitive 92
> >>In Interpreter primitiveSetDisplayMode talkes about
> >>looking at DisplayScreen setDisplayDepth:extent:fullscreen:
> >>which is where the trail grows cold.
> >Not so cold: After examining the code is was fairly clear what to do if you wanted to exercise the primitive. Add the following method to DisplayScreen class:
> >depth: depthInteger width: widthInteger height: heightInteger flag: aBoolean
> > <primitive: 92>
> > self primitiveFail
> >And run the doIt:
> > DisplayScreen depth: 8 width: 100 height: 100 flag: false
> >This will reduce the window to 100 by 100. Presumably, there was a reason the code executing this was deleted from the general release
> Thanks, Andrew!
> Does anyone know if this works cross-platform, or its history? Is it a new feature not quite implemented or an old one going away?
> I'm using it on the Mac and it does just what I want but someday I'll need it on other platforms.
> David N. Smith
> IBM T J Watson Research Center
> Hawthorne, NY
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> and not of his employer.
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