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Linkage Program

New Linkage 3.4

Linkage 3.4 is now available. I got rid of the Elements panel and button. You will now need to right click to insert elements into the mechanism. There are other changes mentioned in the first section of the PDF documentation and in some previous blog posts. Get it…

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Linkage Program

New Linkage Beta Test

Get the Beta Linkage here! If you need this Beta program for Windows XP, send me an email and I’ll send it to you… There’s a new beta test version of the Linkage program. This new version has some bug fixes for things like the crash that sometimes…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Adjuster Knobs

I’m not sure what to call them. On an actuator, there is a small circle that can be used to change the throw length. That little circle is an adjuster knob or adjustment controller or something like that. I’m working towards in-mechanism editing of cams and changing the…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Update

A new version is available in the usual place. I was finally able to spend the hour needed to fix the crash that happened when deleting links that were fastened to gears (or vice-versa). Version 3.3.13 has this fix. A few other changes and fixes: You can now…

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Linkage Program

Fastening Gears with Linkage

The whole “fastening” thing is a bit troublesome for me. I originally wanted to be able to move drawing elements with links and decided to allow “fastening.” This worked pretty well, though there is a bug where deleting a fastened element somehow causes a crash. But fastening isn’t…

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AutoResponder

AutoResponder Config File Parsing

I found a bug in my PHP code that caused strings to match when parsing the AutoResponder config file for responses to submitted text messages. I was using old DOS style wildcards * and ? to make it easy to write the config file. But my comparison functions…

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Computers & Programming

Word Search Instead

I was going to write some posts about the latest version of the AutoResponder but I got side tracked on making a word search puzzle generator. Word Search Generator I was trying to make a puzzle by hand and it was clear that it’s hard to do. I…

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AutoResponder

AutoResponder V2.0

I have been rewriting the AutoResponder code to be 100% PHP and not handle email submissions. This change lets me use a typical web page provider to handle the processing. I started this change a few years ago but didn’t get very far at that time. I decided…

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