Drawing on a player object

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Feb 16 06:46:55 EST 2005

Richard Miller wrote:
> Thanks Richard, but I'm aware of that piece. It's the actual drawing I'm 
> having trouble implementing. How do I give that functionality to a user 
> during runtime?

Ah.  That's particularly difficult with players, as they generally lose 
their image while the pointer tool is active.

You could cheat:  grab a screenshot of the player and place it on top 
and then hide the player when switching tool modes. That should let your 
drawing tools work without mucking up the apparent image.  When you 
resume browse mode just hide or discard the image and show the player again.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Rev tools and more: http://www.fourthworld.com/rev

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