On Feb 25, 8:12 am, Lyle Johnson <l... / lylejohnson.name> wrote:
> On Feb 24, 2008, at 8:44 PM, RichardOnRails wrote:
>
> > I've got two questions:
> > 1. Where can I find an FXRuby example that employs FXColorWell?
>
> Several of the examples included in the FXRuby source distribution
> demonstrate the use of the FXColorWell widget. See for example
> datatarget.rb or image.rb.
>
> > 2. Does my Ruby installation have FXColorWell installed properly?
>
> If you have FXRuby installed, then yes, FXColorWell is just one of the
> many widgets in FXRuby's library.
>
> > I started to code one,  and included the statement:
>
> > require 'FXColorWell'
>
> > to which Ruby responded "no such file to load -- FXColorWell
> > (LoadError)"
>
> You don't need to require() any additional libraries (other than
> FXRuby, I mean) to use FXColorWell. Just create an FXColorWell widget
> somewhere, e.g.
>
>         colorwell = FXColorWell.new(...)
>
> > I searched my Ruby installation for all files named 'FXColorWell' in
> > part, regardless of case.  I found 6 files, all in Ruby\lib\ruby\gems
> > \1.8\:
>
> Those are documentation files...
>
> > Is the FXColorWell.rb under rdoc-sources the file that my require
> > statement would look for?
>
> Also documentation.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Lyle
>
> P.S. If I were going to shamelessly plug the FXRuby book, which is now
> available in Beta athttp://www.pragprog.com/titles/fxruby, this is
> where I'd do that.

Hi Lyle,

> P.S. If I were going to shamelessly plug the FXRuby book ...

I just noticed your "P.S." now, and it's NOT a shameless plug.  It's a
legitimate reference to the most authoritative book [soon to be]
available.  Amazon says I'll be able to get it in April.

Again, thanks for your help,
Richard