[Etoys] A low floor "Paint" door into eToys

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Nov 21 17:43:54 EST 2008

On 21.11.2008, at 22:09, Karl Ramberg wrote:

> Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>> At Fri, 21 Nov 2008 14:30:10 -0500,
>> Walter Bender wrote:
>>> I understand that you could open, for example a saved paint project,
>>> but I suppose you'd have to do a "keep" in order to ensure that the
>>> .pr opens a fresh instance of paint each time (unless of course you
>>> want to revisit a previous project)?
>>  The "Save" button in this project quits Etoys without messing the
>> original project.  In a sense, the .pr in the Journal acts like an
>> painting application, if you press the "Save" button.
>>  One could further customize it so that it saves the picture objects
>> into Journal not clipboard it currently does.
> It's also a easy one button click to wrap up a .pr to a .xo in  
> FileList
> so a project appears as a activity.

It works yes but is not much more than a proof of concept - it would  
have to be integrated with the Journal, there should be a different  
icon etc.

But anyway - did someone try that lately? Does it work reasonably wrt  
save and resume? I'm pretty sure we did not iron out all the wrinkles  

- Bert -

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