Image Cropping Tool for Livecode

Björnke von Gierke bvg at mac.com
Mon Dec 5 10:00:16 EST 2011


uhm... don't enable the pointer tool? set the resizability to false? set the editable to false? Seriously, if you have a image editing app, then you might want to use a cached version of the image anyway, because of rotation and similar ways to lose image quality. This is such a non issue for 99% of the apps, and easy to solve for everyone else, i'm amazed that you even feel the need to ask this question like that.


On 5 Dec 2011, at 15:55, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Mark Schonewille wrote:
> 
> > On 5 dec 2011, at 14:51, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >>
> >> That's a frightening way to have users accidentally lose data.
> >>
> >> Is there a property to turn that off, or can we trap for
> >> commandKeyDown on mouseDown to override it?
> >
> > Hi Richard,
> >
> > I never accidentally lost my data that way. Did you?
> 
> LOL.  I haven't had such reports yet, but when delivering robust systems we don't ship things with the potential for losing data in the hope that the user simply won't perform the action that would cause such loss, but aim a little higher to prevent the potential for loss altogether.
> 
> So the question seems relevant:  how can we turn off this behavior?
> 
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