sanke at hrz.uni-kassel.de
Fri Feb 13 14:56:06 CST 2004
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 Thomas McGrath III <3mcgrath at adelphia.net> wrote:
> The window I am using is a non standard window, it is a shape. I wanted
> the drawer to come out the bottom of my floating window and that is not
> possible for some reason either. If I had understood that Klaus was
> saying it was not possible I would have given it up sooner.
> Also, when the stack goes to WinXP (drawers don't work) the drawer
> becomes a window but the text field in it is see through ie I can see
> the window decorations but the inside is see through. Not good.
> It looks like I will need to drop the drawer window idea and make it a
> palette with more control.
> Thanks anyway,
This topic seems to come up about every six weeks, although of course
The "drawer samples stack" I have referred to twice during the last 6
months on this list offers still another kind of approach (compared to
Scott Rossi's fine sample stack).
Here is an extract from my original post of August last year:
> Subject: Drawer samples stack
> Reacting to a discussion we had on the Metacard list about the new
> drawer command and some posts on the use-revolution list I have
> uploaded a sample stack "drawers2.zip" to
> The stack does *not* use the new drawer command, therefore the
> examples could be implemented on any platform and also with older
> versions of Metacard or Revolution.
> Two approaches are illustrated
> - changing the stack size - and even here achieving a real
> sliding-drawer effect
> - using substacks or other stacks
> Modifying the examples - that use substacks - you can create any
> reasonable number of drawers at any point of the four sides of the
> base stack that slide out in any direction, i.e. also diagonally.
> If you wish, you could also go to another card of the drawer stack
> before it is displayed ( There was a request or a question about this
> on the list).
> No "resize"-problems occur as they were reported for the new drawer
> command on MacOS X
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