[futurebasic] Re: [FB] iMac and CDEF CITY incompatibility?

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From: Chris Stasny <staz@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 15:23:28 -0500
>I use CDEF CITY to produce the buttons in my application.  Nothing fancy ...
>raised grey buttons with black type (CDEF #66) and raised grey buttons with
>outlined (white inside) type (CDEF # 65).  The font is the system font.  The
>buttons look fine on every Mac I've tried until now.   Those machines have
>everything from OS 7.1 to OS 8.5.   Not one of the hundreds of users has
>indicated a problem either.  However, I just got an iMac (System 8.5 ROM
>1.2.1) and tried the program on it.  While everything else works fine, the
>CDEF buttons text look terrible.  The raised grey text is faint and hard to
>read with little white spots here and there, and the outline button is
>unreadable (as if two images of the text were placed on the button but offset
>a significant amount from one another).  If I turn the CDEF off, the
>plain-jane buttons look fine (with the same font).  Has anyone else
>encountered this problem and if so is there a fix that will make the CDEF
>work properly on an iMac?  If not, is there an alternative way of producing
>buttons of this type that is not too complicated?
It sounds like you are displaying 16 colors instead of the minimum 256.


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