Comments by Visitors
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003
I really appreciate your website and have used it a lot to locate pictures and programs. Thank you so very much. That must have been and must continue to be a tremendous effort on your part and quite time consuming.
I was reading your commentary about Brainsbreaker. I have and like the program with a few exceptions. I don't like the fact that if you create a puzzle you can't delete it without deleting all of the puzzles of the same name. However I've discovered how to get around that. I, quite by accident, found out that if you finish a puzzle and don't want it to become a duplicate all you have to do is select "yes" when asked if you want to save the puzzle (that the "puzzle has changed"). When the next screen appears it has the name of the puzzle on it. Just delete a few letters of the name making it different from the original and click on the green arrow. The program will close. Then go back and open Brainsbreaker. You will see a duplicate of the original picture saying 100%(solved) and looking more faded than the other(the name - also the bottom of the frame is gray). Just double click on it. It will appear as the solved puzzle as it opens. Right click and hit exit once more. The program will shut down. Open it again and the additional puzzle is gone and you are left with only the original one.
Another problem I encountered was that I made the mistake of downloading or rather creating) puzzles directly from the internet. Then when I wanted to use them as pictures for some other purpose (or send them to a friend who also has Brainsbreaker) the program wouldn't let me copy the picture. I finally discovered that if you set it up to print and the picture is shown as it is going to be printed your copy function will work and you can copy the picture - or print it out and scan it back in once you have printed it.
All in all I think it is a great program and enjoy it very much. I seem to have an idiosyncratic problem that the puzzle pieces change color dramatically and go from dark to light when you move them from the top of the screen to the bottom. It's truly weird; and makes finding the right piece quite a challenge. I've asked Juan about it (and yes, you are right, he seems to be a very nice man) and he hasn't heard of that problem before. He suggested I update to the newest version (which is free to registered users) and see if that solved the problem, but it didn't. I'll have to write him again and see if he has any other suggestions.
I thought you might like to have this information. Now you wont have to create different versions of the same puzzle with different numbers of pieces on them! :)
Another grateful jigsaw fanatic, and her two very frustrated cats who can no longer play with jigsaw puzzle pieces (Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!)
Dotty's photo and jigsaw gallery
Dotty's site for relaxing with daily puzzles, cartoons and quotes
I Love Creative Cooking
Dotty's cooking site
Dotty's site about the internet and web development
Dotty's personal website
© copyright Dotty Storer 1999-2023