[Squeakland] new etoys comments, questions
scott.wallace at squeakland.org
Sun Sep 21 13:08:18 PDT 2008
> 4) Show code textually is a nice feature - would be even better if
> you could open the code window to reveal all the code at once - good
> for learning by copying and pasting to other media
To see the textual versions of all scripts of all the players in the
project, in a single scrolling galley, use "summary of scripts", found
in the "authoring tools" menu (obtainable via the world's halo menu.)
To see them presented in a conventional Smalltalk message-list, use
"browser for scripts", also in the "authoring tools" menu.
To see the textual versions of a single player's scripts, presented in
a message-list, choose "browse class" from the more... branch of the
menu at the top of a Viewer for the object.
The two authoring-tools-menu items are only offered if the
"eToyFriendly" preference is set to false. To set it that way, see
the next item...
> 5) How do you set the "preserve trash" preference mentioned in the
> trash can help balloon?
Open the Preferences tool (from world's halo menu), type a keyword
(such as "trash" or "eToy") into the Search pane, hit the return key
and you'll see buttons for all preferences matching the keyword.
Click on a checkbox to toggle the value.
More information about the Squeakland