[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Olidata computers in Uruguay
ebordon at plan.ceibal.edu.uy
Fri Jun 17 09:42:56 EDT 2011
We'll try to start to fix the most interest activities.
2011/6/17 Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 9:33 AM, Esteban Bordón
> <ebordon at plan.ceibal.edu.uy> wrote:
> > In most cases the problem is specific of the activities, then people must
> > modify the activities one by one.
> > 2011/6/16 Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com>
> >> Hello Esteban (and all),
> >> It would be wonderful if you or someone else could write up some very
> >> to follow instructions for doing the screen scaling, in Spanish, for the
> >> teachers in Uruguay. Don't assume anything. Pretend the teacher is a
> >> beginner (on the Olidata many will be). Make it a "Grannie's Guide" type
> >> document and they will love you forever for doing it!
> >> Caryl (aka "GrannieB")
> >> ________________________________
> >> From: ebordon at plan.ceibal.edu.uy
> >> Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:58:43 -0300
> >> To: garycmartin at googlemail.com
> >> CC: IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org; yamaplos at gmail.com;
> >> sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org
> >> Subject: Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Olidata computers in Uruguay
> >> > One of the most noticeable source for incompatibilities seems to be
> >> > screen definition, 800x600 in the Olidata, and thus several Activities
> >> > cropped,
> >> Screen definition is 800x480 ...
> >> Ouch, quite a few Activity toolbars will likely overflow at 800x600
> >> (overflow widgets land in a drop down menu in the far right of the
> >> that shows the text from the tool button hint only). The XO is a
> >> screen, about a year or two back there was general consensus that we
> >> try and make sure Activities worked well down too 1024x768 as that was
> >> common in emulated environments and regular laptops/desktops.
> >> These 800x600 display machines will want to make sure they are running
> >> Sugar using an environmental variable of SUGAR_SCALING=72, this will
> >> the UI scale down to fit the lower screen resolution. SUGAR_SCALING
> >> currently only has an effect at either 72 (works well for 800x600 and
> >> 1024x768) or 100 (for 1200x900 or larger).
> >> With SUGAR_SCALING=72 Sugar have some problems showing properties of a
> >> journal entry for example. I trying to set lower values of SUGAR_SCALING
> >> I have not getting good results.
> >> Regards,
> >> Esteban.
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> I've created a ticket to track the Journal Detail View problem:
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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