amib -- how many layers?

From: Harvey J. Stein <>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 22:16:12 +0300

giacomo boffi writes:
> i have started playing with stk, and i happened to discover amib (A
> Mini Interface Builder, that is) --- really nice, an helping hand with
> the layout of complex arrangements, or should i say: moderately
> complex arrangements?
> it seems to me that amib deals with at most 3 layers of objects, i.e.,
> i can drop a frame "C" in a frame "B" that was dropped in frame "A",
> but when i try to drop frame "D" in frame "C", "D" is for disappears
> is the above behaviour a design decision (i couldn't figure it out of
> the source, shame on me) or am i doing something wrong?
> i'm using amib 0.3 with stk 3.1.1 built on linux 2.0.18

Are you using my modifications to amib which display the widget tree?
That might make it easier to see if a given widget is really there or
not. You can also start with (winfo 'children *root*), and walk
through to see exactly what's around.

Good luck,

Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research
Received on Tue Apr 29 1997 - 21:22:53 CEST

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