[DogParkList] Re: UTC - 24hr format; log list editing MLDX
dagro at dogparksoftware.com
Tue Sep 13 10:14:04 EDT 2005
On 13-Sep-05, at 5:42 AM, Chuck Gould wrote:
> I'll have to check up on the latest guidelines, but as a for
> instance, you can change any date or time in Excel to any format
> you like (think LabView can override the time format, too). Anyway,
> they are GUIDElines. Even within MLDX, it still puts the time in
> the log in 24hr format, no matter what the edit boxes show.
That is to speed sorting.
> I don't want to get into GUI design debates,
I thought we already were :)
> as just about every program written has some variation on the
> guidelines. No other app I've ever used has needed to control/
> option click to resize column widths (back to 1984 on Mac). Also, I
> don't think the guidelines would leave out the use of tabs for
> table navigation.
Well Chuck, the Carbon tables I am using from Metrowerks PowerPlant
have some limitations and there is absolutely nothing going to change
that until I re-write MLDX for Cocoa. I haven't done so yet because I
still have a few OS 9 customers and I don't want to leave them high
> Don't get me wrong, I still like the program and will enjoy using
> it. And, I'll continue to recommend it to other Mac HAMs.
> Oh well. Thanks for listening, anyway. These conversations seem too
> familiar - as I've mentioned, I've worked your end of the
> development process and had to field these sorts of issues with IBM
> and Hitachi as customers (among others). It can be tedious, to say
> the least.
Yes it can.
> Thanks again.
> -chuck WB6KDH
73 Don Agro VE3VRW
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