How does a newbie get past the feeling thay he is trying to understand an elephant whilst looking through a keyhole?

Stephen Davies stephen.l.davies at
Mon May 1 21:04:48 UTC 2006

On 01/05/06, Ralph Johnson <johnson at> wrote:
> On 5/1/06, Chris Muller <chris at> wrote:
> > I would like to add the Tracing Messages Browser to this list.
> It can be hard for newbies to understand the value of a new tool.  Making
> movies of them (following Stephane's suggestion) can help a lot.

So the frustrating thing for me - I loaded the Tracing Messages
Browser from Monitcello.  I can see the class(es) in the browser, I
have a pref for "traceMessages" in my preferences.

But I can't figure out how to get a Tracing Messages Browser open, or
what I'm supposed to see happen...


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