[tomboy-list] Enhancement suggestion to Tomboy's UndoManager (to support custom EditActions)
matt at mattguo.com
Thu Oct 28 00:46:59 PDT 2010
oh, interesting, thanks.
I've fixed 2 of your reported issues:
* keep aspect ratio when dragging image corner
* file externsions like ".jPg" are not shown in the open image dialog.
Also the new "InsertImage.dll" (49664 bytes) has been uploaded to the
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Russ Fretenburg
<russ.fretenburg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Matt,
> See comments below.
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:16 PM, Matt Guo <matt at mattguo.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:36 AM, Russ Fretenburg
>> <russ.fretenburg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Matt,
>> > Thanks for this addin. It looks really useful. Here are some comments
>> > from
>> > my initial testing.
>> > I use local folder sync to synchronize a Windows XP machine, and two
>> > Ubuntu
>> > machines. I use this every day for work and it's great. So of course I
>> > wish
>> > this image addin worked with sync. When I first tried it yesterday it
>> > caused
>> > Tomboy on my Windows machine to lock up but today after getting the
>> > latest
>> > dll that you mentioned it does not lock up. I just don't get the image
>> > copied over to the second machine. Do you plan to work on the sync
>> > capability for images?
>> Thanks, Russ. Sync is still not feasible fow now. Tomboy hasn't
>> started to provide infrastrcuture to sync addins, though we already
>> had some related discussions on this topic before.
>> As Sandy pointed, 2 of them are:
>> Also I have some new ideas on this topic since
>> a) inspired by tomboy-image
>> b) I'm now working for a push-mail company. As I understand, "Tomboy
>> with attachments" becomes sorts like a email server. You know, emails
>> are rich texts with all kinds (aka MIME types) of embedded
>> attachments; and we need to sync them to various clients, not only
>> correctly, but also efficiently.
>> I'll write the whole idea down some time later, maybe this Friday.
> That sounds good. I will have a look at those posts and I look forward to
> seeing your ideas.
>> > It's great to be able to easily resize the image in a note but I think
>> > it
>> > would be better if when you grab the corner it maintains the original
>> > aspect
>> > ratio.
>> Yes, it can be very useful. How can I forgot this feature.
>> > On Ubuntu 10.10 when I try to insert a local image some folders show no
>> > images in the file dialog even though they have many images. It just
>> > looks
>> > like an empty folder in the file dialog. Other folders work fine. I am
>> > not
>> > sure what the difference is.
>> I also installed Ubuntu 10.10, can you provide more info of the "empty
>> folder", such as the "ls -l dir_name" info?
> Here is an interesting sample dir listing. It displays only the first three
> files in the file chooser dialog. In Nautilus they are all visible as normal
> jpg photos. The other interesting thing is that the ones that are visible in
> the file chooser are colored magenta in the terminal listing as I show here.
> I am not sure what that means, especially since the permissions all look the
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 377659 2006-02-04 21:27 Haberl Hut july
> 17 005.jpg
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 404072 2006-02-04 21:27 Haberl Hut july
> 17 007.jpg
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 366540 2006-02-04 21:27 Haberl Hut july
> 17 015.jpg
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 67968 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3380.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 72434 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3385.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 65253 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3404.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 69480 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3411.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 46147 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3437.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 54996 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3460.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 59104 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3463.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 86217 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3475.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 58705 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3477.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 50118 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3495.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 68401 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3514.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 62091 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3524.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 53250 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3529.JPG
> -rw-r--r-- 1 fretenburg fretenburg 75606 2006-02-04 21:27 IMGP3536.JPG
> Ok, I just figured out the difference as I was writing this - when the
> extension is in upper case it isn't recognized as an image file it seems.
> That goes for the magenta text as well. I renamed one of the above files
> with lower case .jpg and now it is magenta and it shows up in the file
> chooser dialog.
>> > On Windows XP when I try to insert an image the image does not appear in
>> > the
>> > note.
>> Can you send me a copy of the .note file for analysis (DO NOT do it if
>> the note contains any confidential info). The .note files are
>> typically stored in "C:\Documents and
>> Settings\YOUR_USER_NAME\Application Data\Tomboy\" on XP. You may
>> select the right note by checking the file size (if the note contains
>> image, then the size would be much larger than other pure text notes),
>> or last modified data, or open the .note file (it's XML format) and
>> check the <title> element.
> I will have to wait until tomorrow to do this as my Windows machine is at
>> > I would love to be able to insert or attach other types of objects in
>> > Tomboy
>> > notes too.
>> > On Ubuntu 10.10 I am running Tomboy 1.4.0 that came with Ubuntu.
>> > On Windows XP I am running Tomboy 1.3.3.
>> > Best regards,
>> > Russ
GUO Rui (Matt)
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