[AG-TECH] PIG and autoplace

Randy Groves randy.groves at boeing.com
Wed Jul 16 12:00:05 CDT 2003

Is there a switch to set this?  I just got a note from Allan Spale saying 
that he's seen the same thing happen in 2.0.


At 09:14 PM 7/15/2003 -0500, Thomas Uram wrote:
>I don't know whether this problem has been handled in the AG1.x PIG; maybe 
>someone else can comment on that.
>As for 2.0, the problem was corrected with a fix to ag-vic to make it 
>properly recognize a switch to "not autoplace", and use of that option in 
>the tcl script passed to vic in the VideoProducerService.
>Randy Groves wrote:
>>(I KNOW, I KNOW - I should be using AG2.0 ...)
>>I'm trying to set up a demo and happened upon something that I hadn't 
>>seen before.  I'm using the 1.2 version of the PIG.  When I set up an 
>>autoplace and re-enter the room, I get not only the video windows from 
>>the Display Resource Manager's video tool, but I also  get a window for 
>>each of the video capture vics that are running.  Needless to say, this 
>>is a bit of a bother.  I'm guessing that they're all reading the 
>>vic.prefs file and reacting accordingly.
>>Has anyone had this happen?  And do you have any workarounds?  Unless 
>>this is fixed in 2.0, I'm guessing that it also happens there.

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