Sliding Divider-Resizer Object
gregory.lypny at videotron.ca
Thu Jan 8 14:11:31 CST 2009
Thank you, Eric and Craig, for your suggestions. I'll try scripting
it right off the bat as per your suggestion, Craig, then I'll take
work through your tutorial, Eric, to see how I can improve it. To
answer your question, Craig, the combined height and width of the two
fields is not constant, but that is not a problem because that sort of
resizing is handled by the geometry manager whenever the stack is
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009, at 1:00 PM, Eric Chatonet wrote:
> Two thoughts:
> 1. If you don't lock the cursor after having set it, it returns
> instantly to the default cursor.
> 2. My tutorial 'How to Manage Stack Resizing' might help you: your
> exact case is in it :-)
> You will access this tutorial through "Tutorials Picker" a free
> plugin that interfaces with the So Smart Software website in order to
> display all available tutorials stacks directly from the web.
> You will find it by going to http://www.sosmartsoftware.com/
> Revolution/Plugins or Tutorials section.
> Best regards from Paris,
> Eric Chatonet.
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009, at 1:00 PM, Craig Newman wrote:
> At first blush I would have made two fields kind of locked together,
> that is,
> the bot of the top field tracks the top of the bottom field. You
> don't need a
> button. And isn't this the way you really want it, that the total
> height of
> both fields is fixed? That the text of the top field is completely
> of the text in the bottom? Both fields can scroll, for example, if
> this way.
> To resize, in each field script, you simply check to see if you are
> within a
> few pixels of the common border, and if so, change the cursor (or
> and enter a repeat loop if the mouse is down. Set the tops and bots,
> and exit
> the loop when the mouse is up.
> You can always add a visual gadget of some kind that also tracks the
> border. In HC I might use a thin button, in Rev I bet there are much
> colorful choices.
> Craig Newman
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