Tag Archives: Korax

How to pronounce Eidolon…

By | September 10, 2010

Some of you have asked how Eidolon should be pronounced… try Eye-dolon. Dave Related posts: Eidolon 1.0a and Help Starting Eidolon for the first time… Eidolon Installation Eidolon: Text positions from other Drawings Eidolon: True shape clipping coming soon…

Eidolon: True shape clipping coming soon…

By | August 25, 2010

I’ve eventually got around to working on a true clipping engine for Eidolon. The current mechanism for clipping shapes simple just compresses them until they fit into the viewing window (if they appear in there in the first place). The new clipping engine will actually chop the shape off at the boundaries so that there… Read More »

Eidolon: Variations on a Line…

By | March 11, 2010

Here’s another idea for improving the Time Locations presentation and that is to take advantage of Excel’s ability to render Arrows, Circles and Diamonds on the ends of lines. Excel defines the following “Arrow” types: Each of these different arrow type have different sizes. An example follows: What I’m suggested as an improvement is to… Read More »

Eidolon 1.0a and Help

By | February 9, 2010

Just a very quick note, I’ve released a first update for Eidolon with some improvements in the Time Location Rendering dialogue and fixing some minor bugs. Please refer to the History section of the Eidolon home page for more details. You will also notice that I’ve complete the re-write of the help. Its not 100%… Read More »

Starting Eidolon for the first time…

By | February 8, 2010

Some of you are sitting behind corporate firewalls and this might have an adverse effect on the first time functionality of Eidolon. By default Eidolon will check for updates on the internet at start-up and there after every 28 days. What should happen is that if Eidolon can not connect to the internet then the… Read More »

Materials Quantities on Eidolon Time Location Diagrams

By | January 29, 2010

In September last year I held a workshop on Korax to get those unfamiliar with the package up to speed. At that session I probably mentioned that was wanted to rewrite the software properly and at last Eidolon is here (http://www.davidghoyle.co.uk/eidolon.html). At that same workshop there were a number of time location examples, some from… Read More »