Drag a window without a title bar

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at mac.com
Thu Jun 2 16:36:40 CDT 2011


Mark,

As Richard Gaskin would say, "It works a treat."

Thank you,
Bill Vlahos
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On Jun 2, 2011, at 1:22 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> Bill,
> 
> here's mine...
> 
> on mouseDown
>     if "button" is not in the name of the target then grabWindow
>     else pass mouseDown
> end mouseDown
> 
> on grabWindow
>     if the platform is "MacOS" and (the decorations of the \
>            defaultStack contains "title" or the decorations of the \
>            defaultStack is "default") then
>          put 22 into myMenuCorrection
>     else
>          put 0 into myMenuCorrection
>     end if
>     put "10,10,310,310" into myRect
>     add myMenuCorrection to item 2 of myRect
>     lock messages
>     put (trunc(the width of this window/2) - the mouseH) into difH
>     put (trunc(the height of this window/2) - the mouseV) into difV
>     repeat until the mouse is up
>          put the loc of this window into loc1
>          put the screenMouseLoc into loc2
>          add difH to item 1 of loc2
>          add (difV + myMenuCorrection) to item 2 of loc2
>          -- add (difV ) to item 2 of loc2
>          if loc1 is not loc2 then set the loc of this window to loc2
>     end repeat
>     unlock messages
> end grabWindow
> 
> You may want to adjust the mouseDown handler.
> 
> --
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> 
> Mark Schonewille
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> On 2 jun 2011, at 21:33, Bill Vlahos wrote:
> 
>> I have a stack that uses the windowshape property so it no longer has the title bar. What is the handler I should use to allow the user to drag the stack around? I have a background image that the user could click and drag for moving the window.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Bill Vlahos
> 
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