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  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 3:34 pm   Subject:
The Windows XP style is shown here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8bopeqlf1awxa6a/ds.bmp?dl=0

and is a sort of chequerboard pattern. This has the sense of transparency as the background shows throug ...
  Topic: Pure devilry catch in debugger
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 6
Views: 246

PostForum: 64-bit   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 10:15 am   Subject:
I'd add to the above a check that the input data is actually input data for the program in question, and the correct version.

If the data file starts with something like:

'DannyBhoy version 39.0 ...
  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 4:15 pm   Subject:
Hi Paul,

THat's great. Thanks.

Regards

Eddie
  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 8:32 am   Subject:
I've had another look, and as I'm using the drop shadow with some volatile windows, I can probably draw a translucent grey box offset right and down, before the window itself (written in XOR and remov ...
  Topic: Why we have to declare random@ ?
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 9:50 am   Subject:
John, Don't forget use No 3, which is to specify the name of a named BLOCK DATA subroutine so that the linker looks for it (it is otherwise not explicitly mentioned, and may be missed if it is in a se ...
  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 9:25 am   Subject:
Thanks John. The disappearing shadow while moving doesn't bother me, but the dense black does - at an aesthetic level. It only crept into one of my programs when pop-up menus didn't work (now fixed), ...
  Topic: Why we have to declare random@ ?
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject:
Dan: The FTN95 extensions aren't part of standard-conforming Fortran, and so they do not have the status of intrinsic functions. Their type must therefore be declared, either because you have IMPLICIT ...
  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 8:58 am   Subject:
John,

The change happened after XP, and when I have access to an old XP computer I'll try it again. It was originally a lot prettier than it is now, but as I said, it isn't a showstopper.

Eddie
  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 8:24 pm   Subject: %ww[casts_shadow]
Paul,

I wonder if you could take a quick look at the %ww option casts_shadow
please. I have a clear recollection that in Windows XP it was translucent, but since Windows 7 it has been a very soli ...
  Topic: Speaking of stacks....
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 27
Views: 847

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:05 am   Subject:
Mecej4,

I'm sorry to say that I've never been able to fathom OpenGL, and lost interest in trying when I discovered that different graphics cards support (or don't) different features, so in a race ...
  Topic: When is a handle not a handle?
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 14
Views: 4622

PostForum: Suggestions   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:35 am   Subject:
Thanks Paul.

Eddie
  Topic: Resizing different %gr areas in the same window
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 39
Views: 1565

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:53 am   Subject:
John,

Using the middle of left icons, I get a mini caption bar (with the buttons) down at the bottom left of the parent window. Maybe you get that but can't see it (my monitor isn't 4k, but it's pr ...
  Topic: When is a handle not a handle?
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 14
Views: 4622

PostForum: Suggestions   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:32 am   Subject:
Dan and John,

I am an avid documentation reader, but the problem appears to me that users either do not read the documentation thoroughly or at all, or don't understand the difference if they have ...
  Topic: Stack Size
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 15
Views: 486

PostForum: 64-bit   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:38 pm   Subject:
Is there any way of determining, in advance, the likely stack requirements? I suspect not, because if it were easy then it would be done.

There are, however, things one does as a programmer that ma ...
  Topic: When is a handle not a handle?
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 14
Views: 4622

PostForum: Suggestions   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject:
Paul,

The breaking of existing code is always a problem. In this case, an early warning would prevent the spread of the issue and the 'well, it always worked before I made the last 200 changes ...' ...
 
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