[Etoys] Getting QuickGuides into your image
karl.ramberg at comhem.se
Thu Nov 15 03:50:55 EST 2007
I really like the tutorials. You cover a lot of topics that are
essential to etoys. Keep them comming :-)
I have a suggestion: change the 'Jump to...' to look like other menu
buttons and add a home button (could look like a little house) to get to
Ted Kaehler wrote:
> QuickGuides is a flap in Etoys that contains help on many
> topics. There are 54 Guides, and they were written by Kathleen
> We have recently changed how the Index Guide works. It is
> the first guide to show in the flap, and allows you to get to all the
> other Guides.
> You get Guides flap by clicking on the [?] icon that is
> left-most in the gray bar across the top of the screen.
> You may get an error window when opening guides. This email
> tells you how to get the latest guides and avoid the error.
> If you get Etoys from the current
> then QuickGuides will work fine. You can stop reading here.
> If you have a development image that you are working in, here is how
> to upgrade it.
> 1) Fetch updates in your image.
> 2) Mount a folder using webDav:
> On a Mac: the Go menu, Connect to server...
> On Windows: Go to My Network Places, and click on Add Network Place
> at the top of the left sidebar
> On Linux: (I'm sure you already know how to mount a directory on a server!)
> When the folder show up, drag the entire QuickGuides folder to the
> place where you keep your OLPC-Squeak.image.
> 3) In your web browser, go to http://tinlizzie.org/olpc/
> Right-click on the file "index.pr" and choose "Save as..."
> Save it in your QuickGuides folder.
> Since your own image did not go through the OLPC release process, you
> need to have the extra file "index.pr" in the QuickGuides folder.
> Now you can start etoys and click on the [?] help icon.
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