Palette window "stuck" at screenloc?

Wilhelm Sanke sanke at
Mon Nov 24 09:50:52 CST 2003

On  Sun, 23 Nov 2003,  Sannyasin Sivakatirswami <katir at> wrote:

> I am have created a small palette stack with a table of contents in a
> field
> If I move the palette and close it, then reopen it by script... it
> opens at the screenloc... right on top of the main presentation, dead
> center on the screen.
> I can't seem to change this behavior. The goal is to get the palette to
> open with the top left of its rect just under the topleft of the main
> presentation window. Then allow the user to move it off the main
> presentation window if he wants to later, but certainly not right on
> top over   the main window.
> case "table of contents"
>    palette "toc" at 200,200
>    break
> doesn't work...
> I think I am missing something simple here, but couldn't find it in the
> docs.
> Sannyasin Sivakatirswami

You can set the loc of the palette stack before you open it with the 
palette command:

"case "table of contents"
   set the topleft of stack "toc" to the topleft of this stack
   palette "toc"


Wilhelm Sanke

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