[Etoys] Getting QuickGuides into your image

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Nov 15 06:21:13 EST 2007


actually the index.pr file is already in


If it was not, we would have to put it there, since it is essential  
for developers. We really want to have all necessary things in one  
place. As time permits we need to put our dev image into that svn  
repository, too.

- Bert -

On Nov 15, 2007, at 8:32 , Ted Kaehler wrote:

> Folks,
> 	QuickGuides is a flap in Etoys that contains help on many
> topics.  There are 54 Guides, and they were written by Kathleen
> Harness.
> 	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
> http://etoys.laptop.org/src/etoys-image-and-pr.zip
> 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!)
> enter
> http://etoys.laptop.org:80/svn/trunk/etoys/
> 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.
> --Ted.
> -- 
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