[kepler-dev] Splash screen and corresponding changes
berkley at nceas.ucsb.edu
Mon Feb 13 15:29:53 PST 2006
that's what i meant, yeah.
Matthew Brooke wrote:
> > then when the vergil window comes up, the little menu box
> > comes up but it's really small with scroll bars.
> By "little menu box", do you mean the Welcome Screen? If so, I see the
> same behavior on OS X (too small with scrollbars). I just figured that
> was the first pass, and someone hadn't fixed it yet.
> Chad Berkley wrote:
>> Hey kevin and christopher,
>> I'm not sure if you've tried this on linux, but I'm basically seeing
>> just a white box as the splash screen. then when the vergil window
>> comes up, the little menu box comes up but it's really small with
>> scroll bars. I'm not sure if this is what you're seeing on windows as
>> well, but i thought i'd let you know.
>> Kevin Ruland wrote:
>>> As a follow up, the second experiment of putting selected lines from
>>> _createEmptyConfiguration() into invokeLater() calls also helped out
>>> greatly. I cannot inherit the VergilApplication and reimplement the
>>> _createEmptyConfiguration( ) method because of some critical private
>>> data members (configuration for one).
>>> After a few more hours of hacking we'll probably end up with all the
>>> splash functionality in VergilApplication itself. This does have at
>>> least one added benefit because VergilApplication will know exactly
>>> when to bring the splash down so there will be no need for a timer.
>>> I don't feel completely comfortable with the work I'm doing now
>>> because I don't really understand the deeper Ptolemy/Vergil issues
>>> and don't have access to all the test cases. Christopher, if you
>>> can, I'd like to leave this in your court to finish.
>>>> The first experiment (removing the invokeLater from main()) was
>>>> promising. Now to coerce
>>>> VergilApplication._createEmptyConfiguration() to use invokeLater().
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