Avoiding mouse polls

Ken Norris (dialup) pixelbird at interisland.net
Mon Dec 16 13:08:05 EST 2002


> Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 18:00:19 -0600
> From: "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> Subject: Re: Avoiding mouse polls
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Thanks, Jacque, I'm sure this will help a lot.

Happy Holidays,
Ken N.
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> "Ken Norris (dialup)" <pixelbird at interisland.net> wrote:
> 
>> Is the above "cycle" a special handler? If not, what causes it to repeat?
> 
> There is information on how the "send-in-time" command works in my
> HyperCard-to-Revolution tutorial. The entry page for the tutorial is here:
> 
> http://www.hyperactivesw.com/mctutorial/
> 
> In particular, there is one page that explains how "send-in-time" works,
> and when and why a scripter might want to use it:
> 
> http://www.hyperactivesw.com/mctutorial/rroptimize-sendto.html
> 
> If you have time, I'd recommend downloading and working through the
> entire tutorial. It was written specifically for people coming from a
> HyperCard background, and walks you through the conversion of a simple
> HyperCard stack. In the process, the tutorial address many concepts that
> may be new to HyperCard users, and tries to explain them in terms that
> HyperCard users will be familiar with.




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