Alternating stripes in fields
monte at sweattechnologies.com
Tue Mar 8 18:47:48 CST 2005
>> Ah yes... I worked this out once. You need a series of patterns that
>> you set as the user scrolls. The number of images depends on the line
>> height of your field. From memory you need the line height X 2 images.
>> You will need to fix the line height then create your images. In
>> Photoshop or some other image editor create a an image that is 4 lines
>> high. Draw your lines then resize the canvas to the bottom two lines.
>> Repeat the following:
>> - save the image
>> - shift the image down 1 pixel
>> Until you have completed the cycle.
>> Then you import the images into rev. They need names that include their
>> number starting with 0. Something line "lines0","lines1" etc.
>> In the field you need a script that does this:
>> on scrollBarDrag
>> set the backPattern of me to the id of image \
>> ("lines"&the vScroll of me mod (the lineHeight of me *2))
>> end scrollBarDrag
> I tried this solution too, Monte :-) It's problem was that the height &
> width of the backgroundPattern image must be a factor of 8. I needed to do
> this for a field with a textHeight of 18, so there was no way to get your
> idea to work, although it was really good for fields with a textHeight of
Hmm... The docs do say that for windows you need patters divisible by 8 but
I just tried one that wasn't and it worked fine. Maybe this isn't an issue
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