How do I make a large scrolling window?
robinsongroup at verizon.net
Mon Apr 12 19:38:18 CDT 2004
Now we have a scrolling window, lets say it scrolls a 8.5 x 11 document
both v and h. How then do you print the whole document not just the
On Apr 11, 2004, at 8:08 PM, Ken Norris wrote:
> Hi Graham,
>> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2004 22:58:13 +0200
>> From: Graham Samuel <graham.samuel at wanadoo.fr>
>> Subject: How do I make a large scrolling window?
>> What is not clear is what happens if you want to have the scroll
>> distance a
>> lot larger (let's say higher) than the available screen size: how do
>> get to see the far-off parts of the group in order to populate it in
>> first place, using the usual method of positioning objects visually?
> Make a large image and group it a smaller size so that it scrolls.
> Then edit
> the group, adding objects where you want them.
> I made a metamap set that scrolls via mousemove techniques. I could
> added scrollbars to the group, but I didn't want them in that case.
> The large map is 3ft x 4 ft. That's waaay offscreen and even waaay
> larger than the window it's in. As such, it's a big file, and not
> for emailing.
> However, you're in luck. I made a demo that shows how it works, same
> scripts. I added a couple of buttons just now by editing the group.
> This I can send if you want to take a look. It scrolls via the
> _or_ the mousemove routine, which backscrolls the scrollbars correctly
> the same time.
> Might give you some ideas. OK to send it to you offlist?
> Ken N.
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