SignWriter MAC 5.0 Posted on Web!
smt_sw at EARTHLINK.NET
Tue Jun 3 22:16:36 UTC 2003
It sounds like there is a problem with the code that defines a page and what
fits on a page. I've been doing some reading up on the Java programming
language and remember that part from my reading. So maybe that's where it
needs to be looked at. Hmmmm.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SignWriting List [mailto:SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA] On
> Behalf Of Bill Reese
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 10:19
> To: SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA
> Subject: Re: SignWriter MAC 5.0 Posted on Web!
> Signwriter 5.0 works in Win 98SE on my machine. I updated to
> Java 1.4.1
> JRE first.
> Afterwards, I just clicked on the Mac X version of signwriter.jar in
> explorer. I was able to type symbols, words, and
> fingerspelling. I was
> able to access the dictionary and paste from that into my document.
> Like Angus, when printing, there are no margins. Also, the beginning
> of all lines (the left portion) was clipped. It appeared to
> line up the
> document on the right side of the page and clip the left side if it
> didn't fit. I opened snowwhite-US.sgn and attempted to print
> it. It got
> hung up after printing the first page. The page wouldn't release from
> my printer. Inspection of the printout revealed that my printer was
> attempting to print past the bottom of the page. Since that isn't
> possible, it hung up.
> It's still neat! :-)
> Valerie Sutton wrote:
> > SignWriting List
> > On Sunday, June 1, 2003, at 06:57 AM, Angus B. Grieve-Smith wrote:
> >> It works for me under Windows XP with the Java Runtime Environment
> >> version 1.4.1. If this is really ready for prime time, I'd suggest
> >> posting an
> >> announcement on Slashdot (http://www.slashdot.org). I'd
> tell your web
> >> hosting people first, though, because the "Slashdot effect" brings
> >> thousands of visitors to your site and can often overwhelm
> web servers.
> > Hello Angus -
> > First, thanks sooo much for testing it in Windows XP. I am
> stunned and
> > happy that it opened! I had no idea, since it didn't open in Windows
> > 98...
> > This means that what I called "SignWriter MAC OS X" is opening in
> > Windows XP and 2000...pah! We have "SignWriter WIN XP"....
> > But, I assure you, it is NOT ready for prime time! If we
> could get it
> > to print, I would feel differently - So thanks for the
> suggestion about
> > Slashdot but the last thing we need right now is thousands of
> > visitors...someday...but not now!
> > Val ;-)
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