[wingide-users] Bad bug, really bad bug

Michael Hipp michael at redmule.com
Wed Oct 12 08:28:25 MDT 2011

On 10/12/2011 9:20 AM, Wingware Support wrote:
> On 10/11/11 10:00 PM, Michael Hipp wrote:
>> In 'Preferences: User Interface: Other: Show Splash Screen' appears to be a 
>> no-op. The splash screen shows either way.
>> I shant rest until this egregious bug has been properly fixed :-)
> I'm not seeing this problem.  Does Wing have write access to the user 
> settings directory (listed 5th in the About box)?  It should be creating a 
> file in there called suppress-splash when you turn off showing the splash 
> screen.  That is used instead of readings the prefs since it's initiated very 
> early in the run before prefs are read, although the preferences file in the 
> same directory should also contain "main.show-splash-screen = False".
The file wasn't there. But on about the 3rd try of toggling that setting, the 
file appeared and now the splash screen isn't showing. There's lots of other 
stuff in that directory so it would seem to have write access.


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