[futurebasic] Re: [FB] [FB^3] Scrolling credits

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From: Derek Smith <dereksmi@...>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 12:02:53 -1000
On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Ken Shmidheiser wrote:

> Matthew wrote:
> 
> >OK time for the young one to have a shot at this, here is a nice little code
> >(in a self contained FN, it will scroll the credits over a background for you
> >and loops them, might be too slow, but that can be ajusted....

> Matt:
> 
> I love this effect in FBII, but in FB^3 it bombs in this LONG IF 
> right cfter the CLS command as it goes to get the PICT 129 resource 
> handle:
> 
>    LONG IF NOT myErr
>      CALL SETGWORLD(myTextWorld&,0)
>      CLS
>
> I know you're just getting back to the group, but I hope you've 
> contacted Staz and ordered your copy of FB^3. We need the keen minds 
> of you "young ones!"

This will crash intermittenly on various Macs because the GWorld's pixmap
is never locked.

-D