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Offline markauk

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Finally :-)
« on: July 17, 2007, 04:35:23 PM »
I loved your Sudoku for smartphone, but for over a year I've been on WM5 touchscreen and so have been missing it.

Thank you for adding touchscreen support! I've registered already and will no doubt waste many hours playing...

A couple of bugs/suggestions:-

* when registering, the SIP keypad covers up the box where you put the reg code. Not a disaster, but means you have to type blind.

* on the popup number pad, it would be nice to have a 'push pin' type function so you could choose if the pad stays up after hitting a number. If you need to enter a few pencil mark numbers, it's a bit annoying that the pad disappears every time you hit one.

* if you get into an impossible situation (ie a number is wrong somewhere) it would be nice if you could call up an option to highlight any wrong numbers.

Thanks for a great app and for adding touchscreen support.

mark.

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Re: Finally :-)
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2007, 07:38:00 PM »
Excellent ideas, Mark!  I'll address the touchscreen improvements in the next release.

RE: the wrong number somewhere, I'm not promising this one for the next release (there are a few other features planned first), but it's definitely high on the priority list.  The plan is to have an "Undo to solvable" option that will keep undoing moves until the grid has no mistakes.  That way, when you discover you've made a mistake somewhere along the way, you don't have to restart the entire puzzle.

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Re: Finally :-)
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2007, 09:29:18 AM »
Great! Undo to solvable would be pretty handy too :-)

I think there's a bug with the pencil marks. I have them set to show digits in position, and to flag illegal pencil marks. Sometimes after entering a main number which makes some pencil marks illegal (ie they go red), it is then impossible to remove the illegal pencil mark without clearing all marks for that square. ie, normally when a pencil mark is set you can unset it by chosing it again in the popup number pad, but often if it's illegal this doesn't work.

One other request - an option to clear all illegal pencil marks.

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Re: Finally :-)
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2007, 07:34:29 PM »
Hi Mark,

You're absolutely right about the bug.  Thanks for bringing it to my attention.  It will be fixed in the next update (soon).

The "Clear illegal pencil marks" option sounds like a good idea.  I'll add this in a future update as well.

Thanks for your feedback!

-David

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Re: Finally :-)
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2007, 05:11:56 AM »
Version 1.5.0.6 is available on the download page now and fixes the pencil mark bug.

I also made the number pad sticky when you're in pencil mode.  You can tap the "X" to close it.  Let me know if this works well for you.

-David

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Re: Finally :-)
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2007, 09:21:12 AM »
The pencil mark bug seems to be fixed, and making the number pad sticky works well too.

Thanks!