A couple of Windows questions

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Sun Oct 1 19:51:32 EDT 2006


On 10/1/06, Ken Ray <kray at sonsothunder.com> wrote:

> > 1. How can I make sure that the i-beam cursor is visible in a text
> > field?  I am tweaking a windows version of a Mac app, and sometimes
> > the i-beam is there and sometimes it isn't. I compared the fields in
> > question and they seem identical - focusable, auto hilite text,
> > traversal on, share text, etc.  The cursor changes to an i-beam when
> > it passes over the field, but is invisible when inserted, but i can
> > type and select - seems weird without that blinking i-beam, which a
> > user would definitely expect to see.
>
> There are two reasons I know of:
>
> 2) There is a group whose rectangle is touching or overlapping the field.
> This was something that was a bug in an earlier version of Rev, but I
> thought was fixed by now (BTW: What version of Rev are you using?).

You can fix this in older versions of Rev by making the group topmost.

-Chipp



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