Datagrid: multiple hilites

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Tue Oct 20 12:20:53 CDT 2009


On Oct 20, 2009, at 1:18 PM, David Bovill wrote:

> Whoa!
>
> So sorry. I really checked this very thoroughly or so I thought. I  
> turns out
> not to a datagrid issue, but mine - or should that be a Rev bug???  
> Goes like
> this:
>
> I was relying on a handler I've had for decades
> "rect_CreateTransparentButton" which does what is say on the tin,  
> creates a
> semi-transparent button at the rect you specify, so you can see the  
> area -
> one click an it is gone. OK - but :)
>
> set the rect of transparentButton to someRect
>> show transparentButton
>>
>
> that's it! That's the problem ??? The script creates the button with  
> "create
> invisible button someName", does some stuff, sets the rect and shows  
> the
> button - so? Well setting the rect of an invisible object off screen  
> does
> not work?!? It gets limited to the screen rect.
>
> OK - it's old code and it would be better to set the templatebutton  
> and then
> reset it - but still I can feel good about myself and waisting  
> Trevors time
> right? This is surely a Rev bug :)

No worries. It was a simple enough test to run and I found and fixed  
an unrelated bug while doing it :-)

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