[squeak-dev] Avoiding the VM-Quit Dialog under Windows

Jens Moenig jens at moenig.org
Fri Oct 24 11:55:25 UTC 2008

You're right, Bert. Plopp just disables Alt-F4.

I just checked the WindowEvent code in Etoys with the latest Win32-VM I
could find (3.10.7). That newest VM doesn't seem to be providing these
events either. Is Windows that different from Mac or Linux? (Okay, that was
a rhetorical question, sigh...)


Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Am 24.10.2008 um 13:02 schrieb Jens Moenig:
>> I used the Etoys VM that was bundled with the download from  
>> SqueakLand (BTW,
>> I had to rename the installer to *.exe, it didn't have a suffix to  
>> it, but
>> then it worked beautifully and flawlessly).
>> Hey, that makes me remember: The Plopp VM apparently resolves the VM- 
>> quit
>> dialog issue. Do you remember if you did anything special to it or  
>> is there
>> some hidden aspect of the Win32 VM I'm unaware of?
> Michael would know ... but I think the Plopp VM was not special. Maybe  
> have a look at Plopp.ini? But IIRC for Plopp we simply handled Alt-F4  
> in the image, I don't think it supported the close button.
> - Bert -

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