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LaserBoy mouse support
« on: January 25, 2009, 01:00:27 am »
When will laserboy get a nice gui with mouse support?

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2009, 01:19:41 am »
the more I use it, the less I think it needs a mouse! :)  Ok, there are a couple things that would be faster.  But not many.

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2009, 07:20:03 am »
the thing that sucks most is having to type file names
but it needs a  mouse this is not 1970

hell i wont even use mac because of the dumb one mouse button
« Last Edit: January 25, 2009, 07:22:50 am by VJ Aiwaz »

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2009, 08:57:14 am »
James, is there a way to seperate the frame manipulation code from the UI?  Or is it too meshed together?  If it was possible to put a C or COM wrapper on the guts I or someone else could probably write a GUI for it.  I don't really have time to do that right now but it's a thought.

I can understand that you can be more precise with a keyboard when tweaking.  But, with a mouse you can instantly place a point anywhere on the screen and then tweak it with the keyboard.

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2009, 01:15:07 pm »
im not even worried about the "drawing' i want a gui that makes sense instead of the current menu system.
I know that the reason there are so many menu's is because there are only so many keys on the keyboard.. well its geting to the point that laserboy is SO fully featured and does so many things, that a new interface just makes sense..

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2009, 02:32:47 pm »


this would be win

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2009, 05:23:37 pm »
Judging by the vote, I am thinkin... mouse support would be great.  I would agree with Keeper-- er, Blinking. 

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2009, 05:54:28 pm »
Absolom!

Welcome!

I love your avatar. Where did that come from?

James.  :)
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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2009, 02:26:05 am »
I'll put a keyboard driven file menu picker in there before I go to mouse support!

There is still a lot of work to be done on some of the fundamental standard stuff in the core!

I'm working on the 8 channel upgrades right now.

I split my time between soldering, coding blogging and sleeping!  ::)

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2009, 10:32:35 am »
I'll put a keyboard driven file menu picker in there before I go to mouse support!

There is still a lot of work to be done on some of the fundamental standard stuff in the core!

I'm working on the 8 channel upgrades right now.

I split my time between soldering, coding blogging and sleeping!  ::)

James.  :)

sleeping? well there is your main problem, james there is plenty of time to sleep when you are dead!

if you spent less time sleeping we could spend more time pointing and clicking!

i think i speak for everyone when i say we are very disappointed  in you

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Re: LaserBoy mouse support
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2009, 01:54:13 pm »
I think a mouse interface would be great. I'm an Autocad user and bounce between the mouse and the keyboard. Sometimes its easier to use the keyboard and sometimes the mouse. Just my 2 cents.

By the way I lost it when I saw the wooden mouse. Good job thesk8nmidget.

 

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