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mouse pointer changed to white square

Post by ds_tx » Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:30 am

for some reason, i now have a white square for a pointer instead of the usual arrow. quitting revolution and reopening file doesn't clear it up. how can i fix this?
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Post by Mark » Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:13 pm

ds_tx,

Which operating system are you using?

Do you also get a white square if you start Revolution but don't open that particular file? If so, you have an image in that stack with the same id number as the image that is used for the arrow cursor. This would be id number 29. Maybe you made a mistake somewhere, when setting the id of an image.

Another possibility is that the cursor image is unavailable or corrupted. In that case, you'll have to re-install Revolution.

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Post by ds_tx » Wed Oct 31, 2007 7:29 pm

Mark, I had a card id 29 so I changed it to 129 and problem with pointer cleared up. However, card ids in application browser do not match ids in card inspector. I'm working in Mac OSX.4.9 and when I change card id in card inspector, change is not reflected in application browser. Then again, my first nine card id changes were somehow reflected in application browser, but now show the 4 digt (original?) rev id in the card inspector. Do card ids need to be 4 digits? Has something gotten haywire by me entering 2 or 3 digit id numbers? How can I change card ids and have them recognized in application browser and remain fixed? I've already deleted ap and reinstalled.

Also, how can I delete a substack with 1 untitled card that has somehow been inadvertently created?
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Post by Mark » Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:06 pm

Hi ds_tx,

I never use the application browser and I am not sure what you see i the card inspector. How would you find out that the id displayed in the card inspector is not the actual id of a control?

ID numbers in Revolution are usually higher than 1000. Numbers below 1000 are reserved, e.g. for cursors included with Revolution and Metacard-compatible icons. Many ID numbers between 20000 and 21999 are used for standard images.

It should be save to use ID numbers between 2001 and 20000, and 22000 and higher, although you may always encounter a number that is already used in Revolution or in a third-party library.

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Post by FourthWorld » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:36 pm

Where in the docs is the list of IDs and associated images used by Rev?
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