[squeakland] Fw: Placing new parts in Supplies

Jerome Peace peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 10 02:19:05 EDT 2009

--- On Sun, 9/27/09, Jerome Peace <peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Jerome Peace <peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Placing new parts in Supplies
> To: etoys-dev at squeakland.org
> Date: Sunday, September 27, 2009, 7:10 PM
> Hi Subbu,
> To add a morph to a bin just drag and drop it onto the
> bin.
> This is a little tricky with etoys but I have found that 
> 1)have the object at hand
> 2)open the bin
> 3)grab the object (use halo's if necessary)
> 4)drag it over the bin and drop
>  This will give you a thumbnail in the bin that works like
> anything else.
> The tricky, frustrating thing is the bin will have a
> tendency to close if not treated correctly while moving the
> cursor. 
> Practice and skill can overcome this.
> Halos around bin buttons can be used to remove them from
> the bin.
> I don't know what etoys policy is on reseting the bin
> contents. My experience with squeak is that bin contents are
> preserved unless there is some manual intervention. So
> saving an image should keep the new button in the bin when
> you restart.
> Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace


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