[racket] [racket-bug] all/14865: Instances of button% don't not respond to (stretchable-height #t) and [min-height 300].

From: Stephen De Gabrielle (spdegabrielle at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Dec 4 07:26:03 EST 2014

Thanks for the insight guys.
Fortunately I've solved my problem by adding a 1 pixel bitmap. going down
the rabbit-hole of trying to fix the underlying problem in the Cocoa widget
is beyond my skill.

On Thu, 4 Dec 2014 at 11:48, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:

> Antony Blakey wrote on 12/03/2014 10:09 PM:
> > I'm responsible for the Native L&F for VisualWorks Smalltalk (which is
> entirely synthetic), and it's a big deal for many of our customers. Even on
> Windows.
> Very glad to see a VisualWorks person here!
> (Not everyone knows, but VisualWorks began pushing the envelope of
> emulating native GUI look&feel starting circa 1990.  IIRC, you could be
> on your Sun workstation, and switch your VW image between different L&Fs
> quickly -- a list something like Open Look, Motif, MS Windows, MacOS,
> and the classic Smalltalk-80.  VW was already doing this back when even
> big-name technical workstation apps didn't even try, and just used a
> look&feel specific to the app on every platform -- AutoCAD, Interleaf,
> sorta FrameMaker, etc. Of course, as Antony says, native L&F is harder
> nowadays, especially since users have become very sensitive to the
> nuances.)
> Neil V.
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