On Mon, 1 Sep 2003 12:37:50 +0900, Osuka Adartse
<rocioestradacastaneda / prodigy.net.mx> wrote (more or less):

>Gawnsoft wrote:
>
>>On Sat, 30 Aug 2003 14:34:38 -0500, Lyle Johnson wrote (more or less):
>>  
>>
>>>re-install using the Pragmatic Programmers' installer.
>>>    
>>>
>>
>>Okay - cleared off the old version of FxRuby, and the 1.6.4-2 install.
>>
>>Installed Ruby 1.6.8-8 (which includes FxRuby)
>>
>>the installation acknowledges fox when I require it now, but...
>>
>>When I run the tutorial 'Hello.rb' from FreeRide:
>>
>>     require 'fox' 
>>     include Fox 
>>     theApp = FXApp.new 
>>     theMainWindow = FXMainWindow.new(theApp, "Hello")
>>     theApp.create 
>>     theMainWindow.show 
>>     theApp.run
>>
>> I get a task bar entry labelled 'Hello', but no window.
>>
>>p.s.  $: now returns:
>>
>>["D:/PROGRAMS/CODING/RUBY/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.6",
>>"D:/PROGRAMS/CODING/RUBY/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.6/i586-mswin32",
>>"D:/PROGRAMS/CODING/RUBY/lib/ruby/site_ruby",
>>"D:/PROGRAMS/CODING/RUBY/lib/ruby/1.6",
>>"D:/PROGRAMS/CODING/RUBY/lib/ruby/1.6/i586-mswin32", "."]
>>
>>Cheers, 
>>   Euan
>>Gawnsoft: http://www.gawnsoft.co.sr
>>Symbian/Epoc wiki:  http://html.dnsalias.net:1122
>>Smalltalk links (harvested from comp.lang.smalltalk)  http://html.dnsalias.net/gawnsoft/smalltalk
>>
>>  
>>
>And that's what you should get ;-)  actually look to the upper left of 
>your screen there should be the window but it'll be *small* 

Yep - that was my problem.  I was expecting a window sized by the
window title, not one 4 pixels wide.

Now that I've mastered 'hello world' buttons, I'd better get my mind
round the FOX paradigms.


Cheers, 
   Euan
Gawnsoft: http://www.gawnsoft.co.sr
Symbian/Epoc wiki:  http://html.dnsalias.net:1122
Smalltalk links (harvested from comp.lang.smalltalk)  http://html.dnsalias.net/gawnsoft/smalltalk