Re: Snappy goes to sleep

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
Thu, 07 Aug 1997 20:50:53 -0500


At 08:59 AM 8/7/97 -0400, matt nichols wrote:
>Hi all. This is my first post to the group, so please forgive me if
>this is
>a redundant question. I'm trying to kludge together the Snappy preview
>window with a shareware (freeware?) program called CUdoodle to make it
>work with
>CUseeme (or Microsoft's Netmeeting)? The trouble is the Snappy has a
>powersaving
>feature which is meant to make the battery last longer. It makes the
>preview window
>shut off, or into a "sleep" mode after about a minute or so.
>
>You can defeat the Snappy "sleep" mode (to a degree) by making this
>change to the Snappy.ini file
>
>Powersaver=3DFalse
>
>This will keep the preview mode from sleeping as long as the preview
>window is the active window on your screen. The part of the problem I
>haven't worked out is how to keep the preview window from going into
>sleep mode when I'm in another window, (say the chat window). Does
>anyone know a work around for this? I have the Snappy version 1.0
>software
>
>Also, for anyone else trying this, supposedly you get more reliable
>operation from the Snappy preview window if you set:
>
>Showprogress=3DFalse
>
>TIA,
>
>Matt

I don't HAVE a snappy, but you might try what it says on my web page in the
snappy section regarding the registry. Those instructions are for verison
2.0 but it might work for version 1.0. If not, I guess you'll have to
upgrade.

Bill Woodland (Squeek =A9) PC questions only, please.
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