Changiing the height of a stack

Scott Rossi scott at
Fri Jan 21 17:13:28 EST 2011

Recently, Peter Haworth wrote:

> I want to change the height of a stack.  No problem changing the height
> property but that causes both the top and the bottom of the stack to change
> positions and I want the top of the stack to stay where it is and all the
> height change to be added to the bottom.  The dictionary says the locklocation
> property does that but then I find that isn't available for a stack.   I see a
> locklocation check box in the property inspector for the card, but it's greyed
> out.

Via script:
Put the rect of the stack into a variable, adjust the value of the 4th item
as needed, set the rect of your stack to the variable.

Maybe somebody else knows a built-in way.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

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