Avoiding mouse polls
dvk at dvkconsult.com.au
Sat Dec 14 01:24:00 EST 2002
Afterthought: I should have mentioned that the messages would be caught
at card or stack level.
On Saturday, Dec 14, 2002, at 17:14 Australia/Sydney, David Vaughan
> On Saturday, Dec 14, 2002, at 15:32 Australia/Sydney, Ken Norris
> (dialup) wrote:
>> Sure, that's basically the idea. But unless I'm missing something, I
>> see any possibility of "catching" a mouse click with out polling for
>> it. I
>> don't think it can be done any other way, but I'd like to know if it
>> Maybe there is a special Rev thing which I haven't seen.
>> This is for impaired users who can only use a single switch, and
>> operate a mouse or other motion device. Like Stephen Hawking. No
>> about that part.
> What is wrong with mouseUp and mouseRelease rather than polling for
> the mouseClick? You need to catch both because you can not predict
> (and do not care) where the mouse went down, but these will work, will
> they not? No object is involved (except for whatever you yourself are
> highlighting for them).
> You can highlight objects by using a counter to iterate through the
> keys of an array from which you take the object IDs. That way, you
> have easy programmatic control of the object highlight sequence
> without having to fiddle with the code which actually orders the
> Old programming proverb: "You can always add a layer of indirection."
>> Best regards,
>> Ken N.
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