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Re: Number of colors of widget appliation

Markus Feldt (mfeldt@mpia-hd.mpg.de) writes:

>   I encountered a similar problem a few months ago - it was simply that the
> private colour table which IDL installed when starting with the 'window,
> colors=200' command didn't get used when the mouse pointer was in widget_draw
> window.
>   I called the tech-support from creaso and they convinced me that it was a
> problem of the OS/WM/IDL combination.  They claimed that they didn't support KDE
> on solaris... it works fine though with the generic solaris CDE environment.

That's the word I get, too, from my usually reliable
"well-placed" source. Some window managers just don't
do what they are supposed to do. They remind me of
a couple of children who share this office space with
me. :-(


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