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*John Schmier \(Autodesk\)
Message 21 of 25 (86 Views)

Re: Menu items color

06-21-2004 01:17 PM in reply to: *Gilles Plante
Gilles, I'm going to put you in touch with one of the Composer developers to help work out the problem. I hope that's ok with you. "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote in message news:40d707f2$1_3@newsprd01... > Ok, Lets restore the files you removed (or replaced) and I'll work with our > engineers some more. > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > news:40d6d714_3@newsprd01... > > John. > > > > 1) right at the start, Script Error in toolbar.htm > > > > 2) again, Script Error in toolbar.htm. By clicking here and there, zilions > > of other errors pop in, the drawing gets displayed and the toolbar still > > displays the gradient color. > > > > Gilles > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote in > > message news:40d35c4b$1_3@newsprd01... > > > Ok, I've got a few things for you to try: > > > > > > 1) Try running embedded in IE or some other app to see if the > toolbar.htm > > > also malfunctions.You can do this by dragging a DWF into IE, the DWF > will > > be > > > displayed in IE. > > > > > > 2) Put the orginal toolbar_exe.htm back in and see if things function > > > properly. Are the toolbar icons awkward looking or just the menu icons > in > > > the dropdown menus? > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > news:40d33e92_2@newsprd01... > > > John, > > > > > > some things have changed. The menus do not display anymore the blue > > gradient > > > color, but the icons are awckward looking. When the program starts, > there > > is > > > an Internet Explorer Script Error: > > > > > > Line 463 > > > Char 9 > > > Permission denied > > > in toolbar_exe.htm > > > > > > The toolbar does not show up. I can't turn it on, because menus don't > work > > > at all. There is alway a Script Error. > > > > > > Gilles > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote > > in > > > message news:40d335d1_3@newsprd01... > > > The developer would like you to try something. > > > > > > 1st Go to the directory you installed Composer to. > > > Rename the files aev_style.css, toolbar_exe.htm, and toolbar.htm in > his > > > eplot subdirectory > > > Then place the attached files into that directory. > > > > > > Let me know if this has any affect. > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote > > in > > > message news:40d318ee$1_1@newsprd01... > > > > Well, I've exhausted about everything I know how to try. I've sent > > the > > > > problem off to the developers who wrote this up, let's see what they > > > > recommend. > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > news:40d2eb92_1@newsprd01... > > > > > John, > > > > > > > > > > all the IE properties you mentioned are as you expected. The IE > > > version > > > is > > > > > 6.0.2800.1106IC SP1. > > > > > > > > > > The other computer which is as mine uses the same video card and > the > > > exact > > > > > same driver and version of the driver. > > > > > > > > > > DWG viewer and Volo View are also installed on this partition. > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" > > wrote > > > in > > > > > message news:40d20c65$1_1@newsprd01... > > > > > > Well, the 1st thing I can tell you is Composer is using gradient > > > > color's, > > > > > so > > > > > > if you know of a setting where this has been changed, you may > want > > > to > > > > look > > > > > > at that. Otherwise, can you take a look in 2 specific places. > > > > > > > > > > > > Internet Explorer > > > > > > Right mouse click on the IE icon and select Properties (or start > > IE > > > and > > > > > > select Tools --> Internet options) > > > > > > Select Colors from the General tab > > > > > > What is the settings here? By default they should be: > > > > > > Colors: Use Windows colors > > > > > > Links: doesn't matter in this case > > > > > > > > > > > > Now, lets look at the Accessibility on that same tab. They > should > > > all > > > > be > > > > > > unchecked, if not try unchecking them all. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > > > news:40d1f370$1_1@newsprd01... > > > > > > > John, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I know a little bit more now. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > The problem I have is particular to my PC. I tried DWF > Composer > > on > > > > three > > > > > > > other machines, of wich one is exactly as mine, and all ran > > > Composer > > > > > fine. > > > > > > I > > > > > > > applied SP3, but it did not change anything. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Something on this partition is disturbing DWF Composer, but I > > just > > > > don't > > > > > > > know what to look for. I am willing to help you solve this > > issue, > > > so > > > > if > > > > > > > someone else experiences this, Autodesk can provide a > solution. > > > But > > > I > > > > > need > > > > > > > clues as to what to search for. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Thanks > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" com> > > > wrote > > > > > in > > > > > > > message news:40d1b721$1_2@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > I should have asked for this earlier. Can you provide a > > screen > > > shot > > > > > of > > > > > > > the > > > > > > > > problem? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > > > > > news:40d1b6a0_2@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > John, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > here we are: > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Windows 2000 SP2 > > > > > > > > > Scheme: Windows Standard, default colors and fonts > > > > > > > > > Adapter: S3 Trio32/64 > > > > > > > > > Driver version: 5.0.2184.1 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Going to 32bit color, but 800 x 600, does not help either. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Thinking about this, would Autodesk have used regular > menus, > > > we > > > > > would > > > > > > > not > > > > > > > > > have run into this problem. Flashy guizmos à la Microsoft > > does > > > not > > > > > add > > > > > > > any > > > > > > > > > functionnality, only troubles. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" dot > > > com> > > > > > wrote > > > > > > > in > > > > > > > > > message news:40d1ad0f_2@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > > We have looked at the color depth and DPI settings. > What > > > other > > > > > > > > > > customizations have you done for display? Have you > > altered > > > the > > > > > > > > Appearance > > > > > > > > > > (such as Color or Font's) for the menu's and toolbars > for > > > your > > > > > > system? > > > > > > > > Is > > > > > > > > > > there a specific "scheme" you are using or any 3rd Party > > > > > > applications > > > > > > > to > > > > > > > > > > alter the display on your system? > > > > > > > > > > What graphics card and driver version are you running? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in > message > > > > > > > > > > news:40d1990e$1_3@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > > > Doug, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > what details are you looking for ? I will provide them > > to > > > > John. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Doug Look, Autodesk" wrote > in > > > > message > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > news:23928461.1087437845329.JavaMail.jive@jiveforum1.autodesk.com... > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > This sounds like a bug that we've run into before. > If > > > you > > > > > could > > > > > > > > > provide > > > > > > > > > > > more details to John, hopefully we'll be able to > figure > > > this > > > > one > > > > > > > out. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Doug > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
*Gilles Plante
Message 22 of 25 (86 Views)

Re: Menu items color

06-21-2004 02:25 PM in reply to: *Gilles Plante
No problem. Gilles "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote in message news:40d7426e_1@newsprd01... > Gilles, I'm going to put you in touch with one of the Composer developers to > help work out the problem. I hope that's ok with you. > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote in > message news:40d707f2$1_3@newsprd01... > > Ok, Lets restore the files you removed (or replaced) and I'll work with > our > > engineers some more. > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > news:40d6d714_3@newsprd01... > > > John. > > > > > > 1) right at the start, Script Error in toolbar.htm > > > > > > 2) again, Script Error in toolbar.htm. By clicking here and there, > zilions > > > of other errors pop in, the drawing gets displayed and the toolbar still > > > displays the gradient color. > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" wrote > in > > > message news:40d35c4b$1_3@newsprd01... > > > > Ok, I've got a few things for you to try: > > > > > > > > 1) Try running embedded in IE or some other app to see if the > > toolbar.htm > > > > also malfunctions.You can do this by dragging a DWF into IE, the DWF > > will > > > be > > > > displayed in IE. > > > > > > > > 2) Put the orginal toolbar_exe.htm back in and see if things function > > > > properly. Are the toolbar icons awkward looking or just the menu icons > > in > > > > the dropdown menus? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > news:40d33e92_2@newsprd01... > > > > John, > > > > > > > > some things have changed. The menus do not display anymore the blue > > > gradient > > > > color, but the icons are awckward looking. When the program starts, > > there > > > is > > > > an Internet Explorer Script Error: > > > > > > > > Line 463 > > > > Char 9 > > > > Permission denied > > > > in toolbar_exe.htm > > > > > > > > The toolbar does not show up. I can't turn it on, because menus don't > > work > > > > at all. There is alway a Script Error. > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" > wrote > > > in > > > > message news:40d335d1_3@newsprd01... > > > > The developer would like you to try something. > > > > > > > > 1st Go to the directory you installed Composer to. > > > > Rename the files aev_style.css, toolbar_exe.htm, and toolbar.htm in > > his > > > > eplot subdirectory > > > > Then place the attached files into that directory. > > > > > > > > Let me know if this has any affect. > > > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" > wrote > > > in > > > > message news:40d318ee$1_1@newsprd01... > > > > > Well, I've exhausted about everything I know how to try. I've > sent > > > the > > > > > problem off to the developers who wrote this up, let's see what > they > > > > > recommend. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > > news:40d2eb92_1@newsprd01... > > > > > > John, > > > > > > > > > > > > all the IE properties you mentioned are as you expected. The IE > > > > version > > > > is > > > > > > 6.0.2800.1106IC SP1. > > > > > > > > > > > > The other computer which is as mine uses the same video card and > > the > > > > exact > > > > > > same driver and version of the driver. > > > > > > > > > > > > DWG viewer and Volo View are also installed on this partition. > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" > > > wrote > > > > in > > > > > > message news:40d20c65$1_1@newsprd01... > > > > > > > Well, the 1st thing I can tell you is Composer is using > gradient > > > > > color's, > > > > > > so > > > > > > > if you know of a setting where this has been changed, you may > > want > > > > to > > > > > look > > > > > > > at that. Otherwise, can you take a look in 2 specific places. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Internet Explorer > > > > > > > Right mouse click on the IE icon and select Properties (or > start > > > IE > > > > and > > > > > > > select Tools --> Internet options) > > > > > > > Select Colors from the General tab > > > > > > > What is the settings here? By default they should be: > > > > > > > Colors: Use Windows colors > > > > > > > Links: doesn't matter in this case > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Now, lets look at the Accessibility on that same tab. They > > should > > > > all > > > > > be > > > > > > > unchecked, if not try unchecking them all. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > > > > news:40d1f370$1_1@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > John, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I know a little bit more now. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > The problem I have is particular to my PC. I tried DWF > > Composer > > > on > > > > > three > > > > > > > > other machines, of wich one is exactly as mine, and all ran > > > > Composer > > > > > > fine. > > > > > > > I > > > > > > > > applied SP3, but it did not change anything. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Something on this partition is disturbing DWF Composer, but > I > > > just > > > > > don't > > > > > > > > know what to look for. I am willing to help you solve this > > > issue, > > > > so > > > > > if > > > > > > > > someone else experiences this, Autodesk can provide a > > solution. > > > > But > > > > I > > > > > > need > > > > > > > > clues as to what to search for. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Thanks > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" > com> > > > > wrote > > > > > > in > > > > > > > > message news:40d1b721$1_2@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > I should have asked for this earlier. Can you provide a > > > screen > > > > shot > > > > > > of > > > > > > > > the > > > > > > > > > problem? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in message > > > > > > > > > news:40d1b6a0_2@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > > John, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > here we are: > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Windows 2000 SP2 > > > > > > > > > > Scheme: Windows Standard, default colors and fonts > > > > > > > > > > Adapter: S3 Trio32/64 > > > > > > > > > > Driver version: 5.0.2184.1 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Going to 32bit color, but 800 x 600, does not help > either. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Thinking about this, would Autodesk have used regular > > menus, > > > > we > > > > > > would > > > > > > > > not > > > > > > > > > > have run into this problem. Flashy guizmos à la > Microsoft > > > does > > > > not > > > > > > add > > > > > > > > any > > > > > > > > > > functionnality, only troubles. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "John Schmier (Autodesk)" > dot > > > > com> > > > > > > wrote > > > > > > > > in > > > > > > > > > > message news:40d1ad0f_2@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > > > We have looked at the color depth and DPI settings. > > What > > > > other > > > > > > > > > > > customizations have you done for display? Have you > > > altered > > > > the > > > > > > > > > Appearance > > > > > > > > > > > (such as Color or Font's) for the menu's and toolbars > > for > > > > your > > > > > > > system? > > > > > > > > > Is > > > > > > > > > > > there a specific "scheme" you are using or any 3rd > Party > > > > > > > applications > > > > > > > > to > > > > > > > > > > > alter the display on your system? > > > > > > > > > > > What graphics card and driver version are you running? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Gilles Plante" wrote in > > message > > > > > > > > > > > news:40d1990e$1_3@newsprd01... > > > > > > > > > > > > Doug, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > what details are you looking for ? I will provide > them > > > to > > > > > John. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Doug Look, Autodesk" > wrote > > in > > > > > message > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > news:23928461.1087437845329.JavaMail.jive@jiveforum1.autodesk.com... > > > > > > > > > > > > > Gilles, > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > This sounds like a bug that we've run into before. > > If > > > > you > > > > > > could > > > > > > > > > > provide > > > > > > > > > > > > more details to John, hopefully we'll be able to > > figure > > > > this > > > > > one > > > > > > > > out. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Doug > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
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Doug Look, Autodesk
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Message 23 of 25 (86 Views)

Re: Menu items color

06-28-2004 06:58 PM in reply to: *Gilles Plante
Gilles,

Did you get a positive resolution for your issues? My understanding was that our developer was able to come up with something. It would be great to be able to report to the group if the issue was indeed dealt with successfully.

Thanks.

--Doug
*Gilles Plante
Message 24 of 25 (86 Views)

Re: Menu items color

07-19-2004 12:44 PM in reply to: *Gilles Plante
Doug, sorry for beeing late to update. In fact, the developper came up with something. For those who join the thread, the problem is that the pulldown menus and toolbars are displayed with a dark background, making it hard to see the menu choices or icons. We don't know why it failed on my own machine, but a change in one of the htm files, the one that defines the menus and toolbar, solved the problem. There remains a problem, a thick border appears around incons in the menus. I guess a change will appear in either a service pack or a future version of DWF Composer. I suggest you contact James Macbeth to learn more. Gilles "Doug Look, Autodesk" wrote in message news:18896086.1088474343255.JavaMail.jive@jiveforum2.autodesk.com... > Gilles, > > Did you get a positive resolution for your issues? My understanding was that our developer was able to come up with something. It would be great to be able to report to the group if the issue was indeed dealt with successfully. > > Thanks. > > --Doug
*James Macbeth \(Autodesk\)
Message 25 of 25 (86 Views)

Re: Menu items color

08-02-2004 01:43 PM in reply to: *Gilles Plante
The problem appeared to stem from the use of gradient fills. Attached are the three files that fix everything but the thick borders around the icons that Gilles mentions. By default, the three files to be replaced should be located in your C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk DWF Composer\EPlot directory. Rename them and copy the new files in. Gilles and I found that for some reason he had to modify the htm files by hand for the changes to work. If you see no change after copying the three files in you may have to do the same, using any simple text editor like notepad. Here's what had to be done to toolbar_exe.htm: Change lines 36, 37, 38, and 39 to the following: .div2 {position:absolute;top:0px;left:0px;width:506px;height:100%;z-index:2} .div3 {position:absolute;top:0px;left:506px;width:132px;height:100%;z-index:2;background-color:#DEE6EF} .div4 {position:absolute;top:0px;left:638px;width:189px;height:100%;z-index:2} .div5 {position:absolute;top:0px;left:827px;width:100%;height:100%;z-index:2;background-color:#DEE6EF} And line 1506 to: That removes the gradient and gives the toolbar groupings (divs) alternate solid background colors. Let me know if you continue to have problems. Jim "Gilles Plante" wrote in message news:40fc24ad_1@newsprd01... Doug, sorry for beeing late to update. In fact, the developper came up with something. For those who join the thread, the problem is that the pulldown menus and toolbars are displayed with a dark background, making it hard to see the menu choices or icons. We don't know why it failed on my own machine, but a change in one of the htm files, the one that defines the menus and toolbar, solved the problem. There remains a problem, a thick border appears around incons in the menus. I guess a change will appear in either a service pack or a future version of DWF Composer. I suggest you contact James Macbeth to learn more. Gilles "Doug Look, Autodesk" wrote in message news:18896086.1088474343255.JavaMail.jive@jiveforum2.autodesk.com... > Gilles, > > Did you get a positive resolution for your issues? My understanding was that our developer was able to come up with something. It would be great to be able to report to the group if the issue was indeed dealt with successfully. > > Thanks. > > --Doug Attachment not added (content type not allowed): "aev_style.css" Attachment not added (too many attachments): "toolbar.htm"
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