[Etoys] [FIX]Handle sizes
yoshiki at vpri.org
Mon Oct 29 20:00:08 EDT 2007
Your StarMorph change is isolated enough and StarMorph is not used
anywhere (unlike Polygons), so I think I would like to include your
change (with some modifications of default values). Thank you!
At Tue, 23 Oct 2007 23:29:59 -0700 (PDT),
Jerome Peace wrote:
> [Etoys] [FIX]Handle sizes
> Hi Yoshiki,
> Stars are drawn starting at an inner corner and the
> handle is placed on the first outer corner.
> When stars are redrawn the first inner corner restarts
> from the corner at the smallest angle. So if you twist
> a star through say a half turn then pick it up and put
> it down. It gets redrawn and the outer handles
> location changes points to be back near the left. At
> least that�s what I remember. Actual details may be
> slightly different. The jist should be correct.
> When I did my iteration to unleash stars I considered
> this a bug and fixed it. I had the star start on an
> outer handle and made the redrawing always start at
> that point. This stablized the handles quite nicely.
> aka http://126.96.36.199/super/647
> General index to my work stored on the superswiki is
> Goodies from Jerome Peace
> I will point out that the star code can be adopted for
> the fixes and you can throttle back the menu and
> handle abilities until you emulate what is there now.
> You still would get the fixes.
> Yours in service and curiosity, --Jerome Peace
> >Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
> >Wed Oct 17 16:25:45 EDT 2007
> > For unrelated note, I discovered that if you show
> the handles for a
> >Star, resize it by the "outside" handle and then
> click on somewhere in
> >the Star, the position of outside handle changes. Do
> you know why
> >that is?
> >-- Yoshiki
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