[Vm-dev] Question about dragging an image into the vm in Windows

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Sun May 2 15:16:21 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 8:48 AM, stephane ducasse <stephane.ducasse at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I think that the problem is that in some schools they install the oneclick
> and they students drop their image on it.
Yes. At university, students installed the one click. They start to do the
lesson, and then they did a "save as" to save it to another image. After
that, "the obvious" way for them to run such image was to drag and drop it
to the .exe file...which raised in an error.



> Stef
> On May 1, 2010, at 2:24 AM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> > On 01.05.2010, at 00:27, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
> >
> >> If you wanted to implement your idea I would suggest to create a new
> entry instead of ImageFile, perhaps named DefaultImage. It's meaning would
> be to "launch the specified image if no image is specified". This way one
> can decide whether to use a "strictly sealed" application or a more
> developer-oriented usage like you're asking for.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> - Andreas
> >
> > The Mac VM works like that. Maybe that's where the confusion comes from?
> >
> > That reminds me: John, it would be nice if the default image name was
> expanded like the other paths, relative to the resources folder. Then I
> could put the image into a subfolder, and not next to all the plugin
> bundles.
> >
> > - Bert -
> >
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