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[StrongED] Re: ToggleBD 1.01 available

In article <7324d21b53.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>, Fred Graute
<fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In message <531b7c83dbtim@xxxxxxxxx> Tim Hill <tim@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > In article <1b8a511b53.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>, Fred Graute
> > <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> Sorry, I haven't tested ToggleBD in a network situation. Not sure
> what's causing the error, will need to have a think about this.

I haven't been able to repeat that today.

> > Seems to work okay once I changed the hotkeys to left-shift &
> > right-shift. (I use the windows key for something else and that was
> > happening too). I decided instead to re-create the feel of a
> > Cambridge Z88. ;-)

> That seems a somewhat odd choice. Using two keys on the same side of
> the keyboard allows one to toggle the backdrop with one hand and
> control the mouse with the other (to get at pinned objects).

Indeed. Shift/shift was merely for nostalgia. ;-)

> > Just wondered if it should bring the iconbar to the front as well. It
> > remains partially obscured by any desktop windows which otherwise
> > vanish.

> It may be difficult to get this to work reliably in all circumstances.
> Both iconbar and backdrop want to be at the front when raised.
> Depending on toggle behaviour this may lead to one being in the wrong
> position.

> I've put together a simple app that raises/lowers both backdrop and
> iconbar. It seems to work correctly when ToggleBD's behaviour is set to
> 'Lower if not at back' but not when set to 'Raise if not at front'.
> http://www.stronged.iconbar.com/fjg/zips/toggletest.zip

> Click Select on the iconbar-icon to raise, click again to lower. And
> that's all it does, configuration needs to be done in ToggleBD.

> Please, let me know what you think.

Yup. That works here as you describe and is exactly what I meant.

Tim Hill

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