[photodesk] Re: Special Effects unusable on ARMiniX
- From: Bernard Veasey <bernard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: photodesk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2017 08:27:21 GMT
John Rickman Iyonix <rickman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
PhotoDesk 3.14 ARMiniX RISC OS 5.22
I am trying to use PhotoDesk on an ARMiniX. The main features, Brush,
Spray, Drawing tools, Magic wand, Copy, Crop etc all work, including
the Image processing effects.
However, attempts to use Special effects result in catastrophic
failure requiring a power on/off to get a system back. Cloning
sometimes works for a while before it too gets stuck and needing
One symptom of the problem is that once the problem has occurred the
Special Effects is blank. This behaviour survives a power on/off.
Deleting the !Scrap...PhotoDesk directory restores the window to
Has anyone seen or heard of anything similar, or have an idea as to
what might be going on?
I am using Photodesk 3.14 on an ARMX6 with RISC OS 5.23 (29 Jun 2016)
and haven't discovered a problem yet, but I don't use 'special
effects' that often. I have just had a play with some special effects
and it hasn't gone wrong yet.
When you say special effects goes blank, do you mean the contents of
the special effects window goes blank or its icon on the toolbar or
If PhotoDesk crashes for any reason, it usually corrupts the clipboard
and as you say, deleting !Scrap...PhotoDesk2 is the only way to fix
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