[Etoys] morphs in a holder

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Apr 9 13:43:50 EDT 2008

On 09.04.2008, at 10:33, polishookm wrote:
> When in
> etoys-dev.image
> I can open a halo on an EllipseMorph, click on the debug icon and then
> select "save morph in file." That puts a file, for example,  
> grey.morph,
> assuming that's the name I gave to the morph, in my Squeak directory.
> The FillInTheBlank morph that assists with the naming process
> automatically appends ".morph" to the name I select, in this case  
> "grey."
> If I open a HolderMorph and put a few EllipseMorphs into it and if I
> open a halo on the HolderMorph and then try to save it in the same  
> way,
> the dialogue box gives me the option to save the holder as  
> a .project file.
> When I try to bring that back into Squeak, it comes in as a  
> something or
> other that takes over the World and can't be worked with in any way  
> that
> I can determine.
> So, my question is what's the best way to export a Holder with  
> whatever
> objects it contains. The context is a student in my class has a holder
> with 57 or so sketches and we'd like to move it (the holder with the
> sketches) from from one image to another.

Do as you did, and simply rename the file to "xyz.morph".

Maybe that option could be made more obvious...

- Bert -

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