This appendix lists changes since version 3.00 of this document.
Values following keywords on commands may now be quoted tokens.
This permits macro and other names to contain embedded blanks.
Minor documentation corrections and clarifications have been made.
- PMGlobe may now be used both as a stand-alone application and also,
independently, as a screen saver.
The new ‘Set startup macro’ option lets you select a macro
which is to be run automatically when PMGlobe is started.
The new ‘Spin with sun’ view option requests that the viewpoint be
changed over time to keep the apparent position of the sun fixed.
The new SET command options (SPIN, STARTMACRO, and SUNOFFSET) allow
control of the new settings from macros or the command dialog.
- PMGlobe can now be installed using the Microsoft Installer; this
allows it to be uninstalled using ‘Add or Remove Programs’. It
also avoids duplicating the program for Screen Saver use.
When a start macro is set the option is given to run it immediately.
It is no longer an error to redefine a font, providing that its
attributes do not change.
A new hover window displays the pointer longitude and latitude.
This may be switched on or off from the Options menu, or by using SET
The globe may now be shown as a circular window. The behaviour of
MB2 has been altered to allow focus change using the pop-up menu
(direct MB2 focus can still be selected from the Views menu for use
when the globe is shown in a rectangular window).
The circular window option may be switched on or off from the Options
menu, or by using SET
Screensaver window is now full-screen even if the Windows taskbar is
not set for auto-hide.
The distance calculator window may now be closed by pressing the Esc
Minor editoral changes have been made.
The document is now formatted using OpenOffice (generated from GML),
for improved PDF files with bookmarks, hot links, etc. There are no
technical changes, although some web URLs have been updated.
A new set option, SET HOVERABOVE ON/OFF controls whether the hover
window is shown above or below the cursor. The default is SET
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