[Etoys] Possible to load/import project from file without going to World Menu?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Sep 10 04:07:50 EDT 2008

Am 10.09.2008 um 00:07 schrieb Milan Zimmermann:

> On 2008 September 9, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> If you download a file using the Browse activity it is placed in the
>> Journal. If you plug in a USB drive, it shows up in the Journal. You
>> can copy a file from the Journal the Clipboard, and paste it from
>> there into an activity. An activity can also bring up a dialog that
>> lets the user pick a file from the Journal directly.
>> These are what the Sugar UI designers envision to be the only ways to
>> interact with files. The file system is intentionally hidden.
> Yes, thanks - I realize using the laptop all goes through Journal or
> Clipboard, but fought with it for a while., using command line as file
> browser and when copying files in and out using USB. Now I use  
> Journal but I
> still thought that exchanging etoys projects using "Publish As" is an
> alternative way, but did not know about the security activity  
> sandbox you
> pointed to.

Btw, in the very latest version (now in Joyride, coming up in next  
stable 8.2 build) I put the file open button back. This lets you  
insert images etc. directly from the Journal without having to go via  
the Clipboard.

- Bert -

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