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News: Precision Simulator update 10.92 (26 October 2019) is now available

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Ton van Bochove

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:24 »
Findinee works on my OSX 10.9.5 with Java 12.

Still working with Maverick, a solid choice ! ;-)

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #61 on: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:20 »
Hooray, officially platform-independent!

Thanks, guys!

Cheers,
Martini

Would it help if ELVis, when started the first time, just opens the folder in which ELVis is? The user would then navigate to the desired folder, and ELVis could remember the last navigated folder path and autosave this path in its ini file?


Regards,

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martin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:42 »
Quote from: Hardy
Would it help if...

Yes, clearly that's the way it should be done...

Can't remember why that idea did not come up at the time; probably it fell victim to the KISS* principle.

May be in ELVis version 2, if one is ever demanded loudly enough (ha!).
(As it is, Marketing has pulled a great stunt already, blowing up the semi-problem of one case up to an Internet presence of so far no less than 62 replies in this thread...  ;D )

Cheers,
Marv1in

*perhaps not so much a case of Keep It Simple Son
  but rather of Knowledge Is Sadly Superficial.
  Or maybe I just got bogged down too much by trying to get a handle on the Layout Managers...

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #63 on: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 18:10 »
The joy of problem solving is the motor of life. Even love stories are about problem solving. The more unusual the challenge, the greater the attraction ...


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martin

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Re: Elvis v2 needs no glasses
« Reply #64 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:26 »
Quote from: Hardy
Would it help if ELVis...
Quote from: Jeeves
We endeavour to give satisfaction.

Having applied Evolutionary (as opposed to Artificial) Intelligence, we can now present ELVis v.2 (a.k.a. "Son of ELVis", (c) Brian) for your downloading pleasure.

The actual "functionality" (making pretty pictures) is exactly the same as before, but there is no more ELVis.ini file to manage.
(There is now a file elvis.cfg, but that needs not, and ought not to, ever be touched by the user.)

Thus, if you're already happy with the INI file of v.1, no need to update.

Otherwise: Details in the updated documentation and the (identical) ReadMe file included in the ZIP archive.

Have fun v.2!
(As the change is about folders/directories, and thus OS-related,  I am sure enticing new bugs will be discovered.)

Cheers,
Marv2in

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #65 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:45 »
It works! :-)

martin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #66 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:48 »
Quote from: Hardy
The joy of problem solving is the motor of life.
.................
Make a circle (disc) of the same area. Brrrrm, brrrrmmm..  :D

Cheers,
mOrtin

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #67 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:05 »
137 * 137 = 18769
18769 = pi * r * r
d = sqrt( 18769 / pi ) * 2

Go to Photoshop and enter the diameter 154.59 for a fixed circle mask and fill it orange :-)


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Markus Vitzethum

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #68 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:30 »

martin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #69 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:38 »
Quote from: Hardy
diameter 154.59
That gave me a circle with area 18769.50 units^2...
Too big.  >:(

M.

martin

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Re: Elvis needs glasses
« Reply #70 on: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:46 »
Quote from: Markus
Why not 137.035999046?
To avoid the conspiracy specialists accusing me of being a crypto-satanist after they read the number upside down...
(Rev.13,18)
W.

ELVis now officially got out of hand
Three and half a score of replies and counting...
(...and I am looking forward to the spectacle of our esteemed Moderator kicking himself, among us all, into the Pit.)  ;D

Ton van Bochove

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Re: Elvis v2 needs no glasses
« Reply #71 on: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:49 »

Having applied Evolutionary (as opposed to Artificial) Intelligence, we can now present ELVis v.2 (a.k.a. "Son of ELVis", (c) Brian) for your downloading pleasure.

Otherwise: Details in the updated documentation and the (identical) ReadMe file included in the ZIP archive.

Have fun v.2!
(As the change is about folders/directories, and thus OS-related,  I am sure enticing new bugs will be discovered.)

Cheers,
Marv2in

For all the people who have problem with ELVis in OS Catalina: Martin gave us an early Xmas present ELVis v. 2 ( see the above link) It works without problems!