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Errata for FXRuby

 

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  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46088
Paper page: 11

Since FOX draws it==>s<== own widgets, ...--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (21-Dec-08)
#36522
PDF page: 15

hello.rb
you forget the line
require 'fox16/kwargs'

Helmut Hagemann

xml_user@web.de
great book--Helmut Hagemann

  • Reported in: P1.0 (08-Apr-08)
#31625
PDF page: 28
The call to Fox::FXMainWindow.new includes the symbols :width and :height. I get an error: wrong argument type Hash (expected Data) (TypeError) Ve...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (27-Apr-08)
#31785
PDF page: 51
Around the middle of the page, where it says "Next, we construct an FXMenuPane window, as a child of the FXMenuBar", it should read, "... as a child o...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (01-May-08)
#31846
PDF page: 59
"In addition to the parent window, we’re going to pass in the LAYOUT_FILL ..." I've been typing the code in as I read the book, and I already ha...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-May-10)
#43413
Paper page: 84
example of creating an input for FXApp with IO.popen("tail -f /var/log/system.log") should be: app.addInput(@pipe, INPUT_READ) do # respond to...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (31-May-08)
#32238
Paper page: 87

On p. 87, "SCROLLOCK" should be SCROLLLOCK" (i.e. 3 "L"s).--Lyle Johnson

  • Reported in: P1.0 (29-Apr-08)
#31810
PDF page: 103
In Figure 8.4, the bottom two labels read "Sunken and Thick Frame", whereas it actually is raised with a thick frame, and "Raised and Thick Frame", wh...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46089
Paper page: 123

A spanning item is one that takes up more tha==>t<== one position in the table. (n)--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46090
Paper page: 170

...FXTable widget, which ==>we'll look at<== in Section 9.4,... (we looked at)--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46091
Paper page: 176

..., the first child of the ==>FXS-plitter<== appears (bad hyphenation at line end)--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46092
Paper page: 176
It's considerate to save the sizes of the subpanels ==>to the registry<== (isn't there a move afoot to save configuration info in separate application...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46093
Paper page: 181
Inconsistency: "Source ==>T<==ext" occurs on pages 181-184 in several places, while the counterpart string "Translated ==>t<==ext" has different capit...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46094
Paper page: 190

... are just a couple ==>(of)<== examples of the possible...--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46095
Paper page: 204

Once the user is finished ... and has made ==>their<== selection (his or her is more grammatical).--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46096
Paper page: 207

... displaying it to the user to collect ==>their<== inputs, ... (his or her is more grammatical)--al anway

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Dec-10)
#46097
Paper page: 211

... with other software developers.==>(space needed)<==Section 1.4, ...--al anway

Stuff To Be Considered in the Next Edition

  • Reported in: B1.0 (11-Jan-08)
#30449
PDF page: 26
I am just so far as page 26, but I searched for more occurrences of the Photo and Album attribute :title and it's just on that page. Don't you think ...more...