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As a test, the latest planetdance had File - Synastry - Radix Transit Prog as an embedded window, which do you prefer

I have a full hd monitor and I prefer the new version.
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I have a full hd monitor and I prefer the old version.
0 (0%)
I have a smaller monitor and I prefer the new version.
0 (0%)
I have a smaller monitor and I prefer the old version.
0 (0%)

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Jean

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embedded script windows.
« on: September 06, 2020, 12:17:14 PM »
When i designed it, I choose to make the astrobasic window form a separate one, and give it an entry in the taskbar because else you couldn't make a small simple scripts to show some info.
But more extensive scripts could benefit from being embedded like horoscopes.

Pro / cons.

+ the most screenspace
+ user friendly, a tab like the others
+ has been requested
- the programmer has more work (use vars width / height to determine how much, what / where to display).
- There is no main menu at the top possible (but there is a button which has the same functionality).

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Re: embedded script windows.
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2020, 01:48:58 PM »
Hi Jean - so these tabbed windows could be used for ab scripts. It's an interesting prospect and would open up lots of possibilities for integrating scripts with the main program window.

Ed

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Re: embedded script windows.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2020, 01:57:33 PM »
So far i've only seen people being enthousiast about it.
I say maybe try it a few days if something funny comes up, then make this a new standard.
I'd even postpone the android work a few days to convert some more scripts.
Note not all scripts are evenly suited.
Others could have interesting possibilities yes, like time list with space on the left for graphs or something.
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Re: embedded script windows.
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2020, 02:03:09 PM »
Hi Jean - indeed - good idea to test for a few days first, but the first attemmpt looks very promising. I like the idea of having graphical information alongside the wheel. That would be very helpful. Thanks for taking the time to do this work. Ed