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RE: motif problem

I just downloaded the latest build of lessTif last week.  I have never used
it or Motif before.  I just wanted to see if V modal dialog I had written
would work well with it.  I have seen messages on this mailing list that
Motif was better than Athena widgets.  I am using Redhat Linux 6.2 and all
of the X and Gnome stuff that comes with it.

I will try openMotif.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce E. Wampler [mailto:bruce@objectcentral.com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 9:21 AM
To: Cy Ball
Cc: V Mail List
Subject: Re: motif problem

I haven't tested V with the latest LessTif - in fact there has always
been some compatibility problems with LessTif. I have used the latest
OpenMotif version, which is free and seems more stable than LessTif.
Perhaps you could investigate switching to OpenMotif?

Or - which version of LessTif are you using? On Linux? Which XFree?
I might find some time to investigate, but can't promise.

Cy Ball wrote:

> I have a dialog which uses toggle frames and toggle buttons.  The program
> works fine with mingw on Windows and gcc with Athena on Linux.  With
> however, two problems occur:
> 1. a toggle button when pressed turns black and does not show it's text.
> 2. when I toggle a toggle frame the whole dialog disappears and will not
> reappear.
> Has anyone seen this?
> Cy Ball
> cyball@dimensional.com
> (303)751-2678


Bruce E. Wampler, Ph.D.

Author of the V C++ GUI Framework, the V IDE, and
  "The Essence of Object-Oriented Programming with Java and UML"

e-mail: mailto:bruce@objectcentral.com
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