MouseMove . . . err?

Scott Rossi scott at
Fri Dec 12 14:56:52 EST 2008

Recently, Colin Holgate wrote:

>> If all you want to do is move an object/s around with the mouse,
>> why not
>> just use the grab command?
> The Help suggests that the mouse would need to be down, and over the
> thing you're grabbing, neither of which would be the case:
> "You can only grab a control when the mouse pointer is within the
> control's rectangle at the time the mouse is clicked. If the mouse
> pointer is outside the control when the grab command is executed,
> nothing happens."

Yes, however, Richmond did not explain what he was trying to accomplish --
all he said was what he was doing was not behaving as expected.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design

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