It was once possible to set individual pixels of an image

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Thu Nov 18 15:14:44 EST 2010

We should have our own Reunion party and everyone wear a Hypercard t-shirt! We could get drunk and talk about old times. Ok, it's enough that we just get drunk. I'll bring the chips and guacamole! 


On Nov 18, 2010, at 10:37 AM, DunbarX at wrote:

> Showing my age, but HC had an XFCN called "thePixel" (by Steve Drazga), 
> that returned the value, black or white, of any point on the screen.
> For the reverse, setting a pixel, I used to choose the pencil tool and 
> click at a point. If the pixel color at that point was white, it would change to 
> black, if the opposite, well, then the opposite.
> The first generation of HC users, like WW II veterans, will soon be 
> history.
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