Where is the top/bottom of the screen?

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Sun Dec 14 23:38:16 EST 2003

> Hi all!
> Does anyone have a quick and easy way to determine where the VISIBLE 
> topLeft of the user's screen is? - I mean, the Macintosh menubar takes 
> a couple of dozen pixels, I think, so if we set a stack's topLeft to 
> 0,0, we end up with its top 'chopped off' by the menubar.
> I know that other operating systems (ie, Linux) can have menu (and 
> other types of) bars across the top - and bottom - of the screen, 
> too...
> Is there a generic way to find out where the VISIBLE' top/bottom of the 
> screen is? - so that we can create stacks that 'snap' to the top or 
> bottom edge of the screen...
> Many thanks for any suggestions!
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