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ID Category Severity Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
0002692 [Squeak] Tools minor always 02-08-06 21:35 02-08-06 21:48
Reporter kubetz View Status public  
Assigned To
Priority normal Resolution open  
Status new   Product Version 3.8
Summary 0002692: "show bytecodes" in Workspace not working
Description After selecting code in Workspace window, opening pop-up menu and selecting "show bytecodes" the window will just flash.

Called method #showBytecodes from class StringHolder contains comment "We don't know how to do this" and flashes the window.
Additional Information Working implementation is in CodeHolder class, but Workspace is inheriting from StringHolder.

Implementing this functionality doesn't look so simple compared to removing "show bytecodes" item from Workspace menu (I personally prefer the later option).
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- Relationships
has duplicate 0005232closed  Using 'show bytecodes' in workspace causes DNU notifier 

- Notes
(0003724 - 622 - 639 - 639 - 639 - 639 - 639)
tim
02-08-06 21:48

I would claim that this is a sideeffect of some UI mistakes; a workspace shouldn't have items like 'show bytecodes', 'pretty print' and so on in its menu(s).

 A Workspace is not a part of a browser and shouldn't be treated as one. In the old days (cue violin music in the background, flickering lights from tallow candels and scratchy voice effects) a text pane interected with the application using it to decide on the menu to use. This meant the same class of textpane could appear multiple ways (imagine - polymorphism in visible use!) and be used as a nice clean text editing tool or a full-on code tool component.
 

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
02-08-06 21:35 kubetz New Issue
02-08-06 21:48 tim Note Added: 0003724
08-07-06 12:26 pmm Issue Monitored: pmm
10-13-06 13:42 MarcusDenker Relationship added has duplicate 0005232


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