[Etoys] Setting slider targets.

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Thu Jan 8 07:54:37 EST 2009

At Mon, 29 Dec 2008 18:11:53 -0800 (PST),
Jerome Peace wrote:
> Setting slider targets.
> Hi all,
> I am glad to see that you included the star repair in
> etoys 3.0 and now 4.0. My heart feels glad that children
> will be able to play with them.
> So here is the next repair still needing doing:
> Right now you can get a slider from supplies.
> You can set its action.
> You can set its maximum and minimum extent.
> You can give it arguments.
> The one thing you cannot do is set its target.
> The bug has been found and fixed in 3.9 and 3.10.
> A while back I made a changeset to fix target setting for 3.8 and etoys.'
> It's on mantis.
> http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=6521
> 0006521: Target setting doesn't work for buttons and sliders
> The only way to find out if it still works is to check it out.
> If you have problems with it let me know and I will help.
> Targeting makes it possible to design a slider the way you like it.
> Duplicate it. Then use the duplicate for a totally different object.
> This is very handy for rapid development.

  Thanks.  I would vote for the inclusion of this into the Etoys V4
image (though it touches more methods than I imagined).

  I haven't tried it with Nebraska, but the targetOffset/targetPoint
change works with it, right?

-- Yoshiki

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