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wil01

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Little Icons
« on: November 29, 2017, 07:08:02 AM »
We were told that this version would solve the problem of icons and system stuff being so small that they can't be used.  Well I just installed 2018 and all that stuff is even smaller than 2016.  My native display is 3180 x 2260, but even changing the display to 1920 x 1080 doesn't help.

I just can't use DesignCad with this problem.  Is there a solution?

Wil


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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 07:21:38 AM »
Have you tried the icon size slider under options, view, just below the show/hide list of toolbars?

That is where you can adjust your icon size over a range of sizes.

Menu text size is adjusted in microsoft windows options
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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 05:44:36 PM »
The icon slider works for me - it also re-positions the toolbars for you if they become too large for the screen.
I'm finding I need to enlarge the icons when I work on my laptop without the monitor plugged in & then push the slider back when I get back to the office. The toolboxes seem to revert back to the correct positions ok too.

There has been a good step forward in this version!

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wil01

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 08:33:04 AM »
Thanks!  I got it to work.

The Layer Window was also a mess.  I finally got it work after some effort.  I hope there will be no more surprises.

Wil

Lar

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2017, 10:45:55 AM »

I hope there will be no more surprises.

Code: [Select]
'sys(-1): status of our expectation [0=no surprises, 1=surprises]
'sys(-2): state of awareness [0=awake, 1=sleeping, 3=dreaming sweetly, 4=WAKE UP!!]

if sys(-1)=0 then
message "sys(-2)<>0"
sys(-2)=4
end if

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2017, 05:33:06 PM »

I hope there will be no more surprises.

Code: [Select]
'sys(-1): status of our expectation [0=no surprises, 1=surprises]
'sys(-2): state of awareness [0=awake, 1=sleeping, 3=dreaming sweetly, 4=WAKE UP!!]

if sys(-1)=0 then
message "sys(-2)<>0"
sys(-2)=4
end if

Philosophy101.d3m     ;D

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2017, 08:00:16 AM »
So explain then why earthquakes seem to happen mostly at night ....
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Lar

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2017, 10:31:14 AM »

So explain then why earthquakes seem to happen mostly at night ....

Code: [Select]
'user must select entity type "himself" before running this macro...

sys(now)=now
n=night
e=earth circumference
d=e/pi
r=d/2

getxyz x,y,z

if sys(now)<>n then

>SetHandle
{
  <PointXYZ  [x, y-r, z]
  <Type 0
  }

>Rotate
{
  <PointXYZ  [x, y-r, z]
  <Axis 2
  <Angle 180
  <ThroughHandle 1
  <MakeCopy 0
  }

if sys(now)=n then
message "...it's always night somewhere..."
end if

end if


« Last Edit: December 01, 2017, 12:00:10 PM by Lar »

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2017, 10:42:08 AM »
Explanation incomplete - does not consider location of earthquake relative to "somewhere"  :)
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Lar

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2017, 11:54:45 AM »

The UW Manual states: the variable "somewhere", when unassigned, shall default to be limited to (a) physical locations not outside of our universe and (b) temporal expanses not preceding the beginning of time or exceeding eternity.


Lar
« Last Edit: December 01, 2017, 12:04:47 PM by Lar »

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2017, 12:36:35 PM »
Lar;

That narrows it down.
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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2017, 12:47:17 PM »

I think this just goes to show that precise logic can be used to calculate fake news...

No surprise there.
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Lar

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Re: Little Icons
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2017, 12:52:10 PM »

if...
No surprise there.
... then Sys(-1)=0