Hi Frank. I did a small test program and found that you can change the
viewflags of a certain edit area to don't allow gestures in that area. The
problem is that we also loose the scrub-out eraser thing.
If you tell me which program exactly is she using for drawing, maybe I can
modify it and add a eraser button or something.
here's the test program if you're interested:
> Hi all,
> currently I'm trying to get my 3.5 year old daughter interested in Newton
> technology. After all, you can't start early enough ;-)
> She likes drawing on it. I set it to sketch mode so what she draws
> doesn't change. There is but one problem. Whenever she draws
> something that is small, the Newton selects the area she is drawing
> in (it does the selection beep and a rectangle around the pen is
> highlighted). This confuses her.
> Is there a way to inhibit this? Or is there a way to change the time
> the pen needs to be in a certain area until the Newton selects this
> area? I'd even be willing to write a small program for that if it is
> Thanks, as usual
> Newton hardware and software at http://www.pda-soft.de
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