Chadwick installation & tweaks

Finally downloaded Chadwick, an open-source scorebook of a sort. Had little hope that it would build, but got it running, including the GUI. (The only hitch was an error message that meant I had to upgrade the Developer Tools from gcc3 to gcc4.) 

The first problems involved colors. Had to change the valid entry background from  SYS_COLOUR_WINDOW (black) to something else. Also had to change the dark green background from (0, 150, 0) to white. 

The next problem is the line-up windows, which have scrollbars that cover up the info and don’t scroll. Tried to change the type from ScrolledWindow to Window. The size was perfect, but the windows didn’t refresh properly. 

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The event entry works well, and I haven’t seen any problems as long as I stick to the correct syntax. (The best documentation of that is on Retrosheet.) The highlighting that shows valid/invalid input is invaluable. Unlimited undos, which is also great.  

The box scores & narratives are very cool.

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