Passing Click from Image to Field?

Sarah Reichelt sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Mon Jan 3 20:40:50 EST 2005


Rather late getting into this thread, but would it be possible to make 
the field transparent and put the image underneath it? That way the 
clicks would go to the field first.

Cheers,
Sarah

On 29 Dec 2004, at 6:51 am, Scott Rossi wrote:

> Looking for some new thinking on a problem:
>
> I have a translucent image which overlays a scrolling list field.  I 
> need to
> have the list field accept mouse clicks but because the overlaying 
> image is
> only semi-transparent (not 100%) it prevents mouse clicks from 
> reaching the
> list field.
>
> The only way I've been able to get around this is a kludge of locking 
> the
> screen on mouseDown, hiding the image, using the click command to 
> click at
> the mouse location, and then showing the image and unlocking the 
> screen.  It
> works, but it's a little slow, and I'm wondering if there might be a 
> more
> efficient/programmatic solution.
>
> BTW, the image needs to appear above the list field because it 
> semi-obscures
> the text at the edges of the field.  Placing the image behind the 
> field and
> making the field transparent isn't going to work in this case.
>
> Any other ideas?...
>
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Development & Design
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