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Re: Fixed Size Setup App = Stupid
- From: "Matthew O. Persico" <persicom at acedsl dot com>
- To: <jbuehler at hekimian dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 19:39:34 -0400
- Subject: Re: Fixed Size Setup App = Stupid
On Wed, 07 May 2003 16:27:12 -0400, Joe Buehler wrote:
>Randall R Schulz wrote:
>>And if you look back over the history of repeated posts on exactly
>>request / suggestion, it is far from a matter of res-hacking or
>>enabling resizability or the maximize box. Overall size changes
>>propagated to all the individual UI elements, including the control
>>placements and the column widths in the table display.
>>Perhaps you're spoiled by Java's layout managers that handle this
>>many common cases. As I understand it, the Win32 GUI API and
>>don't have a counterpart and GUI writers have to handle all the
>>layout change propagation and it can get pretty tedious.
>I took the advice of whoever it was and used ResHack. It took me
>an hour (I had to figure out what upx was first). The results are
>not perfect, no, but now I have a nice large selection dialog until
>time as the official version is ready.
have you contributed your work back to the project?
Matthew O. Persico
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