Cursors in a Revlet

Rick Rice rick-rice at shaw.ca
Sat Dec 4 12:06:17 EST 2010


Peter:
	Thanks, I'll make the changes.
Rick

On 4-Dec-10, at 6:59 AM, Peter Brigham MD wrote:

> FYI, though I know little about revlets, if you are setting cursors  
> on a stack running on the desktop (in the IDE or as a standalone),  
> it will work much better to set the defaultCursor. I used to lock  
> the cursor and set it to something but ran into intermittent  
> problems with it not unlocking. Try this in a stack script, so that  
> the cursor changes to hand for all buttons and reverts reliably  
> when leaving the button:
>
> on mouseMove
>    -- more reliable than mouseEnter
>    if the name of the target contains "button" then
>       set the defaultcursor to hand
>    else
>       set the defaultcursor to empty
>    end if
>    pass mouseMove
> end mouseMove
>
> on mouseLeave
>    set the defaultcursor to empty
>    pass mouseLeave
> end mouseLeave
>
> -- Peter
>
> Peter M. Brigham
> pmbrig at gmail.com
> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>
> On Dec 3, 2010, at 6:05 PM, John Dixon wrote:
>
>>
>> Rick...
>>
>> You are not missing anything... the cursors are not included in  
>> the revlet when you compile it for the web, so they are not there  
>> to show...
>>
>>> Once again I know I am mising something really simple. I use:
>>>
>>> on mouseEnter
>>>       lock cursor
>>>       set the cursor to hand
>>> end mouseEnter
>>>
>>> on mouseLeave
>>>    unlock cursor
>>> end mouseLeave
>>>
>>> to, as the dictionary says -  indicate to the user what kind of data
>>> the mouse pointer is over. It doesn't work in a Revlet on the Web.
>>> The cursor remains the default arrow. What am I missing?
>>> Thanks
>>> Rick
>>
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