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  Re: Bordered text instructions / defaults  
From: jr
Date: 12 Oct 2018 19:10:01

"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> "jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > check out the 'Demo_Capabilities.pov' file, from comment "THE SCENE".
> > regards, jr.
> Yes, indeed, I've already copy/pasted code from that very file, and I had to
> translate the heck out of whatever my result was.


> The comments are indeed there, but they're scattered, and a bit hard to follow,
> and it's difficult to see it as a cohesive whole.

and if your console isn't 160 chars wide as least, the documenting comments
wrap.  (no prisoners taken..  :-))

> A simple example macro call to put an "A" right where a regular text {} object
> would be (at the origin :) )  would be the most useful thing.
> I didn't know if I had missed an explanation or documentation file in one of the
> earlier development versions....

agree, a "front-end" would make much difference.

fwiw, I used D Blandston's work for an "About" dialog image, but struggled a
little because there's no '@' character to use for email, say.  I'll post a zip
with the scene in p.b.misc.

regards ,jr.

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