Hulahop browser screen width XO1.0 vs XO1.5

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Fri Apr 23 05:13:59 EDT 2010


On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 01:18, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, I don't think it is a widget, gtk problem -- since I could change the
> CSS to correct the problem.
>
> I wrote a javascript fragment:
>
> document.write('width:' + window.screen.width + " height:" +
> window.screen.height);
>
> On XO1.0 I got a response: "width:840 height:634" and on XO1.5 I got
> "width:1200 height:900"
>
> If this is a known situation, and it is desired for some good reason, I'm
> sure people like me can live with it.  Otherwise I think the rendering
> engine on 1.0 and 1.5 should come up with similar defaults -- and
> considering our installed base-- it should be compatible 800x600.
>
> Persuant to Seth's suggestion, I've discovered that it is possible to write
> CSS using percentages rather than absolute pixel dimensions, and circumvent
> haveing to make a decision in javascript based upon reported screen
> dimension, and load separate CSS pages.
>
> Somebody has cleaned up the webview widget.  I'm having to work around a
> problem in build 802 that is fixed in F11 -- In the earlier build the widget
> controled it's own visibility by doing 'self.web_view.get_toplevel().hide()'
> which made it much more difficult to incorporate in at activity that wanted
> to use other widgets as well.
>
> Who's maintaining Hulahop/webview?

As per http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Development_Team/Release/Modules#hulahop
hulahop is unmaintained, any help is welcome.

Regards,

Tomeu

> George
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 1:39 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 04:27, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi again,
>> >
>> > My activity uses Hulahop Browser for its help system.  The default
>> > browser
>> > on the XO`1.0 seems set up for 800x600.   The CSS width specs  on the
>> > functioning HELP activity add up to 800 px wide and everything works out
>> > ok.
>> >
>> > But on F11 XO1.5, the same help activity only renders about 2/3 full
>> > screen.
>> > And I'm experiencing similar problems rendering my help pages between
>> > 1.0
>> > and 1.5.
>> >
>> > On F11, I believe the default screen width sensed by the xulrunner
>> > engine is
>> > the 1200x900,   the actual screen size.
>> >
>> > I'm pretty sure there's a way to ask the gecko engine to render on a
>> > 800x600
>> > screen, or alternatively to ask gecko on the XO1.0 to render on a
>> > 1200x900
>> > surface.
>> >
>> > But I don't know XUL well and I feel I'd be wasting my time learning
>> > about
>> > how to set up gecko, if someone already knows how to solve this one.
>> > I'd be
>> > willing to modify HELP activity, once we I find an acceptable solution.
>>
>> Hmm, is the problem that the html content doesn't cover the whole
>> hulahop area, or that the hulahop widget doesn't fill the whole
>> screen?
>>
>> If the former, it's a matter of html. If the latter, hulahop is a
>> normal gtk widget and you should use the gtk api to make what you
>> want. Hulahop should behave the same as a gtk.Button in this regard,
>>
>> HTH,
>>
>> Tomeu
>>
>> > George
>> >
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