Strange Loss Of Focus

John Craig john at
Mon Jun 27 18:36:53 EDT 2011

Possibility : Have a frontscript intercept mouseMoves and check if the 
screenMouseLoc is within the rect of stack "yourStack".  You can then 
act accordingly or just pass the mouseMove.

HTH  :)

On 27/06/2011 23:31, Scott Rossi wrote:
> The message title would normally refer to me, but in this case, the problem
> is with a stack...
> I have a palette stack that initiates copying of groups from one stack to
> another.  Once the copy is done, the palette stack apparently loses focus,
> and a mouseMove handler in the palette refuses to trigger unless the mouse
> moves in and out of the stack's rect 2 times.
> I've started using a workaround (?) that sends a physical "click" command to
> the palette after the copy operation finishes, to try to physically activate
> the palette again.  It seems to be working, but this is kind of goofy and
> I'm wondering if there's a better way to make the palette's mouseMove
> detection responsive again.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Regards,
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX Design
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