Re: [peditors] pPointerTool Question
- On Tuesday 11 September 2007, John Markley wrote:
> Jerry - re:John -
> Quoting Paul Nevai <nevai@...-state.edu>:
> > If I fixed it, that would kill a lot of pScripts since it would empty the
> > event queue.
> Here's your fix. You can use any # hold'n'hold you want, by mapping
> the following pScript to it, which clears the event that triggers the
> message *before* it activates pPointer. :)
Thank you very much, indeed.
This generates another question - where do I find the information in (and
which) the manual, in order to get this into a pscript? I have not had the
time to investigate pScripting. :-(
Paul - thanks to you to for the pointers on the pointers (and also for a
tremendously rich tool set) ... Is there an index to all the different
Commonsense is on perpetual backorder...
Registered Linux User #165194
- I have been a little busy computing wise - home server trashed it's hard
disk , wireless router gone weird, daughters PC virussy. And tinkering with
the Asus. Discovered lyx which looks v. promising.
To the point. I started an essay on the Palm , Foleo and EEE thing. I might
finish, but the Feleo Palm thing would never have worked - why ?
Because Treos are flaky and reset often? no.
Because Palm might have found the Linux platform harder than they thought ?
Battery life !! would have been the Emperors new clothes moment.
My Treo 680 can't manage a full day with GPRS turned on. How could it do
that and Bluetooth on all the time ? It couldn't. So you'd have to carry a
cable to charge the Treo every couple of hours. Which rather kills the
spontaneity of the concept,
So there you are. The whole thing was a non starter.
And palm EEE - don't know - the EEE hasn't got bluetooth and I haven't got
the two to synch by cable . I know it can because I have on the desktop with
xubntu and gnome-pilot. But it doesn't work out of the box. So I haven't
On 14/01/2008, dmccunney <dennis.mccunney@...> wrote:
> On 1/14/08, Jon Hind <yahoo@... <yahoo%40jonhind.co.uk>>
> > On 08/09/2007, dmccunney <dennis.mccunney@...<dennis.mccunney%40gmail.com>>
> > > On 9/8/07, Jon Hind <yahoo@... <yahoo%40jonhind.co.uk>>
> > > > What would I have used it for ?
> > > >
> > > > Instant on acces to email.
> > >
> > > > Reading ebooks on the train without humping the laptop out of my
> > >
> > > I do that with my PDA. Normally, I use Plucker, but I have eReader,
> > > Mobireader, and PalmFiction installed as well for other formats.
> > >
> > > > Geeky tinkering with Linux.
> > >
> > > The problem is whether there would have been an SDK available that
> > > would let you do that.
> > >
> > > > Pretty trivial things really :)
> > > >
> > > > If there was a portable apche mysql php arrangement that would be
> > >
> > > Not on the Foleo. Look into the ASUS 701 eee.
> > I have now had one for about 10 days.
> > Anyone inetersted in my thoughts vis a vis Palm and foleo ?
> Yes, please. (Though it would have been better if you had an actual
> Foleo to compare with... :-) )
> Folks elsewhere who have gotten the eee are very pleased, and report
> making it their primary device. Some of that may be "new love", with
> reality setting in later, but it does seem promising.
> > Jon.
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