use-revolution Digest, Vol 17, Issue 63
revdan at danshafer.com
Mon Feb 21 10:43:13 CST 2005
Yeah, that's what I thought. That's the lasso tool, I think. It seems
to be gone in Rev 2.5. But in any event it was meant for selecting
graphics, not components.
On Feb 21, 2005, at 5:21 AM, Len Morgan wrote:
> The "rope" is just below the graphic tools on the pallette (Rectangle,
> Circle, etc.). Thought this was the tool for grouping a bunch of
> things together. Maybe you're right and it's just implicit when you
> are in edit mode.
> Can you tell me what 'dotted rope' tool you're referring to? The right
> way to select a bunch of controls that aren't grouped, I think, is to
> use the select tool and draw a rectangle around the outsides of the
> Unless I"m just dense, which is certainly possible.
> On Feb 20, 2005, at 5:55 AM, Len Morgan wrote:
>>> I'm a (very) new user an I'm having a little trouble with the Studio
>>> IDE. I'm trying to layout a card with a few labels and the text
>>> fields to collect information from the user. I want to select a
>>> group of labels and move them around a little and I've used the
>>> dotted "rope" thingy before but I can't seem to make it work any
>>> more. I can't even get the "rope" to display as I try and draw it.
>>> What are the exact steps I need to take to select a group of
>>> controls to adjust their position together?
>>> Just to explain where my problem is, when I select the rope tool,
>>> the Run and Edit buttons BOTH come up. If I try and click on an
>>> area to start my selection process, I only get the first control
>>> that the mouse hits. If I click on the Edit button on the pallete,
>>> the rope tool gets unselected. I know this is a real bonehead
>>> mistake on my part (because I've done it before).
>>> Len Morgan
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