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Re: [StrongED] StrongED 4.70a4 available

In message <mpro.n1rs59008ff4q02yw.pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
          David Pitt <pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Fred Graute, on 1 Mar, wrote:
> > The fourth alpha release of StrongED 4.70 can found on the website:
> > http://www.stronged.iconbar.com/archives/releases/se470a4.zip
> Many thanks. So far it is working just fine on the Raspberry Pi, it just
> needed changes in Mode Choices to use the new bitmap font naming system.

Thanks David, good to know there's no immediate problems.

> At this point I recommend stopping reading!
> On VRPC OS4.39 on a Mac on select clicking StrongED's iconbar icon to open a
> blank BaseMode window the window furniture arrived but writing area was
> transparent showing the only the backdrop.

Was that with a default BaseMode or had changes been made to it?

I have found a bug in 4.70a4 which is triggered by a mode having
duplicates in its SyntaxWords groups. Have look to see if that's the
case in your BaseMode ModeFile.

> I then tried VRPC OS4.39 on two Windows 7 machines, the first one worked as
> I expected it to but to some surprise the second one showed the same bug as
> seen on the Mac. The Windows machines do have Alt-Break which did stop
> StrongED.

I tried it on Windows 7 with RPCemu (0.8.9, 256 MB) but it ran without
any problems.

> One difference was that the working Windows 7 VRPC had 64MB assigned whereas
> the not working VRPCs were both set to 128MB, reducing both to 64MB had both
> of them working.
> Odd or what!!

Yes, that's surprising. I don't have an answer right now about what
might be causing this. Does reducing the amount of memory fix it on the
Mac too?


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