Fixable/definable box size

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Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:59 am Post

Since the inspector is working fine for me since the last build, I am madly in love with the app. I have one thing that I don't really like: The size of the boxes is reset every time I change the text within it. Since I use boxes to indicate a timespan or a sequence which I rename after a while (or copy and paste and then edit), it would be great if the boxes stayed the same once I manually changed their size.

The behavior of boxes that were not resized should stay the same.

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Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:21 am Post

Here, here.

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Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:28 pm Post

Where? Where?

But I too agree.

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Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:56 pm Post

There. There.

Not at all sure that such behaviour constitutes a real benefit but, in for a penny...
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Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:53 pm Post

It only gets wider if it's narrower than the default size. I added this behaviour because I find it annoying otherwise. Remember that Scapple has no idea whether you resized it or whether it was auto-sized. You can always reduce the default width in the preferences.

Oh, wait - if you just mean the way the boxes automatically shrink when you edit them, then just turn off auto-sizing in the preferences.
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Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:48 am Post

That's an interesting usage of them, by the way! Kind of a fuzzy chronology by how wide things are.
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