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UI Changes in Linkage Software

The next version of the Linkage software will have a lot of changes. Besides the changes I outlined in this post, there are other new changes that make the program look and act differently. There are also some additional bug fixes I didn’t mention before. The popup element…

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Fix MFC Ribbon ToolTip Width

On high DPI displays, the MFC ribbon control shows tooltips at a surprisingly narrow width. This is because there is nothing to account for the DPI and scaling of the display. Fortunately, with a little bit of code during ribbon initialization, this can be mostly fixed. This is…

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Upcoming Linkage Changes

I’ve been working on the Linkage software a little bit lately. There has not been enough time to add cams, a long-time desire of mine, but I was able to fix a few bugs and make a few tweaks. Here are some new and changed features: Add the…

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Linkage 3.8 Released

Linkage 3.8.1 is the current version as of this post. It is no longer a Beta test. Warning: The “Connect” feature is now called “Link” and the “L” button will do what he “C” button did before. I left the “C” button doing the same thing to help…

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Simulating the Assur Triad

Someone told me that what I’m having trouble with is called an “Assur Group” and some research led to me think that its more specifically called an “Assur triad”. The mechanism above is what gives me trouble. Each of the connectors B, D, F, can be simulated and…

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Linkage 3.8 Beta Now–Get It–It’s Cool

I just created a new Linkage 3.8 build. It’s got a few more changes from the last test version and a few are big enough to give this version a new minor version number. get it here: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi Windows XP and modern 64 bit versions: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkageXP.msi http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage64.msi This…

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Linkage Beta 3.1.20

I fixed a few more bugs and there is now a new Beta test release of the Linkage software: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi Windows XP and modern 64 bit versions: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkageXP.msi http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage64.msi The selection dialog box was not selecting things correctly. If I were a drinker, I would say that I…

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Linkage Beta 3.7.15

I fixed a few bugs and there is now a Beta test release of the Linkage software: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi Windows XP and modern 64 bit versions: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkageXP.msi http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage64.msi There were a few minor oversights I made when coding the locking connector feature. Whoops. Now they stay put a little…

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Linkage Software FAQ

These are not asked frequently but “FAQ” seems like a good page title! Q. How is the Windows XP version different from the normal version? A. The XP version does not use 3D graphics acceleration to improve the quality of the graphics on screen. There are no other…

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