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Rooc
Roderic Bos
70 posts
#2571 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canv(Fixed)
4 years, 4 months ago Edited by Roderic Bos on Feb. 11, 2015, 8:09 p.m. Reason: fixed

I downloaded the mischief app from here https://www.madewithmischief.com/ and installed the free version.

But when I try to open the .art file I get get following messagebox :(
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Warning
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Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas for the .art file
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OK   
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Should I download some other version?
cmuratori
Casey Muratori
818 posts / 1 project

Casey Muratori is a programmer at Molly Rocket on the game 1935 and is the host of the educational programming series Handmade Hero.

#2572 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

I am using the 15 day trial version at the moment. I do not know if perhaps the free version cannot load ones from the commercial version? I was planning on just buying Mischief and using the full version but maybe that is a mistake if the files cannot be viewed by people with some sort of free viewer :/ Maybe we can get some clarification from them?

- Casey
Rooc
Roderic Bos
70 posts
#2574 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago Edited by Roderic Bos on Feb. 10, 2015, 3:06 p.m.

According to mischief these are the differences



So are you using a custom color swatch or an extended palette?
Vislor
William
6 posts
#2575 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

I was unable to open "blackboard.art" with the 15-day trial(full) version of Mischief, I received the same error (unable to create a canvas for the .art file).

I was able to download and open sample .art files, however, so the problem seems limited to Casey's .art file.
cmuratori
Casey Muratori
818 posts / 1 project

Casey Muratori is a programmer at Molly Rocket on the game 1935 and is the host of the educational programming series Handmade Hero.

#2577 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

Very strange! I wonder what the problem is?

- Casey
Vislor
William
6 posts
#2578 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

I opened a support ticket with them but I haven't gotten a response yet. I will update this thread when I do.
cmuratori
Casey Muratori
818 posts / 1 project

Casey Muratori is a programmer at Molly Rocket on the game 1935 and is the host of the educational programming series Handmade Hero.

#2583 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

Thanks man!

- Casey
cmuratori
Casey Muratori
818 posts / 1 project

Casey Muratori is a programmer at Molly Rocket on the game 1935 and is the host of the educational programming series Handmade Hero.

#2588 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

I have switched to using the full (paid) version, and I have made a new .art file to start us off. Please let me know if you can read this one... maybe it's just files with the trial version that don't work? Let's hope so!

- Casey
egon
Egon
2 posts
#2589 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

I wasn't sure where to recommend this, but have you tried MyPaint. It works quite similarly, at the basic level, as Mischief; and if you don't have any problems with dll deps, then it should work quite nicely.
cmuratori
Casey Muratori
818 posts / 1 project

Casey Muratori is a programmer at Molly Rocket on the game 1935 and is the host of the educational programming series Handmade Hero.

#2598 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

We have tried many paint programs so I don't see the harm in trying another :) I'll take a look at MyPaint when I get a chance!

- Casey
Vislor
William
6 posts
#2607 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

The Mischief support people got back to me, they were able to reproduce the issue on their end. There is a new build of Mischief-Free now (2.0.5) with which I am able to open Casey's blackboard.art file and view it.

The new version is available here: https://www.madewithmischief.com/...loads/mischief+free/windows/2.0.5.
Rooc
Roderic Bos
70 posts
#2610 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago Edited by Roderic Bos on Feb. 11, 2015, 7:38 p.m.

I can confirm that the last version opens both blackboard.art files fine! So keep drawing the beautiful art!
cmuratori
Casey Muratori
818 posts / 1 project

Casey Muratori is a programmer at Molly Rocket on the game 1935 and is the host of the educational programming series Handmade Hero.

#2612 Sorry, Mischief was unable to create a canvas
4 years, 4 months ago

Vislor
The Mischief support people got back to me, they were able to reproduce the issue on their end. There is a new build of Mischief-Free now (2.0.5) with which I am able to open Casey's blackboard.art file and view it.

You have mad bug reporting skillz!! Any chance you can get them to fix the ALT-TAB-leaves-the-cursor-in-eyedropper mode bug, too?

- Casey