ANN: A true scrolling canvas demo

Roger Guay irog at mac.com
Mon Oct 4 11:59:13 EDT 2010


Nice job, Claudi! Thanks for sharing it.

Cheers, Roger 

On Oct 4, 2010, at 6:32 AM, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:

> Message: 9
> Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 23:30:34 +0200
> From: Claudi Cornaz <claudi.c at fiberworld.nl>
> Subject: ANN: A true scrolling canvas demo
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <909E5DFD-538F-477F-AD9E-B9F854655124 at fiberworld.nl>
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> Hi All,
> 
> I am glad to anounce the ccScroller group.
> 
> After many years, on and off, trying to get it to work right, I finaly  
> succeeded in creating a true scrolling canvas like group.
> 
> I managed to get something to work before but now I found a simple and  
> elegant solution.
> 
> You can drag objects around in the group and the "canvas" will always  
> adept to the placement of the objects.
> It grows and shrinks as neccesary, in the expected and sane way.
> 
> The final piece I needed was mentioned by Richard quiete a few weeks  
> ago, the boundingRect.
> The boundingRect alone isn't sufficient but it turned out to be a  
> crucial extra piece I needed to acomplish this canvas group.
> 
> I tryed to uploaded it to revOnLine but after I logged out I couldn't  
> log in anymore.
> Apparently the password they send me this afternoon is wrong now. I  
> don't know.
> So I have no idea if the upload went correctly because I can't find it  
> nowhere anymore. Revonline seems a bit flaky at the moment.
> I will try again later.
> 
> Probably the easyest way to get the stack is to execute the following  
> in the messagebox:
> 
> go stack URL "http://www.claudi.on-rev.com/livecode/ccScroller_demo.rev"
> and check it out.
> 
> I hope (some of) you find it usefull
> 
> All the best
>   Claudi




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