[Etoys] Unable to select Pin morph when partially embedded within another morph

Jerome Peace peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 4 00:39:41 EST 2008

[Etoys] Unable to select Pin morph when partially embedded	within another	morph

>Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de 
>Wed Dec 3 06:22:52 EST 2008 
>On 03.12.2008, at 06:33, Sven Crouse wrote:
>> Hi.  A current Etoys image prevents me from being able to move or
>> activate halo of aPin ( of Connectors ) embedded in a aMorph when aPin
>> is at least some portion outside the right side of bounding box of
>> aMorph.  To achieve
>> 1-embed aPin in, for example, aRectangle
>> 2-resize aRectangle so bounding box has some portion of aPin on  
>> outside
>> ( right side )
Actually you can halo it only when your cursor is over the part of the pin that overlaps its owner.

Bert is right that it is a limitation and a bug.
Just be aware that it is a general one affecting most sub morphs.

Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace

>Thanks. Can you report that on our bug tracker?
>> I would like to use current Etoys within Squeak, what vm and image are
>> recommended ?
>Etoys is inseparable from Squeak. Use the Etoys image, and the latest  
>VM. Do not use recent squeak.org releases, which are  known to ship  
>with broken Etoys.
>You can access all Squeak tools from the Etoys image, they are just  
>hidden to not distract novice users. Press alt+shift+w to access the  
>full world menu. A simplified version of that menu pops up when you  
>press the view-source key on an XO (or alt+, on another machine).
>There is also a development image, see
>	http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Etoys#For_Developers
>User images are created from the developer image by setting some  
>preferences and preloading content but are otherwise the same.
>- Bert


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