redrawing buttons - animation
janschenkel at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 31 13:30:01 EST 2002
--- sean nicholas harper <snharper at cs.uchicago.edu>
> So I have this button and it has a pretty color
> icon. I want to move the
> button around the screen (not using animation
> manager). So I have a loop
> that changes the location of the button.
> Now, it works fine in the debugger, but not outside
> the debugger. This
> leads me to suspect that I need to tell Runtime to
> refresh the screen or
> How do I do this?
Instead of setting the location in a loop, why not use
the 'move' command? You might also want to have a look
at the 'lock moves' and 'unlock moves' entries in the
These form the heart of the Animation Manager, but can
be used on their own, and shouldn't have a redraw
Hope this helped,
"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time." (La Rochefoucauld)
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