Hidden Top layer objects "eat" the cursor

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Mon Dec 12 05:35:50 EST 2005

Recently, Sivakatirswami wrote:

>> Hmm.  I just tried it with both a PNG and JPEG (to make sure it
>> wasn't a
>> format thing) and I can click within the field and open it for
>> editing as
>> expected.  You're not seeing this?

> Right, I can open the field for editing, and even select text by
> dragging across words... but the blinking I-beam text cursor does not
> appear...this is disconcerting for the user... setting the layer of
> the fld to the very top-front layer, and then the I-beam appears.

If I understand what you're saying, the cursor changes here for me.  When
the image is visible, it prevents any access to the field.  When the image
is hidden, I can access the field as expected and the cursor updates as
expected (this was all tested on a new stack).


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at tactilemedia.com
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