Q. how to drag-n-drop?

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Thu Oct 3 21:55:01 CDT 2002


Jim,

Even easier:

  on mouseDown
    grab the target
  end mouseDown

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Biancolo" <webmaster at listology.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: Q. how to drag-n-drop?


> Hi Alex,
>
> I'm still new to RunRev, so I'm not sure if this is the best way to do it,
> but this is what I did to allow drag-and-drop of images:
>
>    on mouseDown
>      repeat while the mouse is down
>        move the target to the mouseLoc
>      end repeat
>    end mouseDown
>
> The thing I thought was nifty was that this code goes in the handler for
> the group that contains the images, so all the images in the group are
> draggable without needing their own mouseDown handlers.
>
> One quibble with this approach would be that if you move the mouse fast
the
> object you're dragging tends to lag behind so you have to wait for it to
> "catch up" as you hover over your intended destination.
>
> Jim
>
> At 06:09 PM 10/3/2002 -0600, you wrote:
> >So far I haven't seen any examples of handling drag-n-drop in the
> >tutorials or user contributions section. Is it hard to do in Rev? For
> >instance drag-n-drop to reorder the contents of a ListField.
> >
> >Alex Rice, Software Developer
> >Architectural Research Consultants, Inc.
> >alrice at swcp.com
> >alex_rice at arc.to
>
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