LiveCode IDE is resizing my stack!?

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at me.com
Tue Oct 18 14:34:04 CDT 2011


Thanks, Craig. Moving my resizing code to the card script worked. Odd, though. I thought I had tried that already. Must not have.

Thanks again,
Chris

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Chris Sheffield
Read Naturally, Inc.
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On Oct 18, 2011, at 11:19 AM, dunbarx at aol.com wrote:

> Could you move your resizing code to the first card instead? This might allow the "magic" to happen, and then add your own.
> 
> 
> Or perhaps send a command in half a second or so after the stack opens. Then you are guaranteed to work your magic after the IDE does its own.
> 
> 
> 
> Craig Newman
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Sheffield <cmsheffield at me.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Tue, Oct 18, 2011 7:24 am
> Subject: LiveCode IDE is resizing my stack!?
> 
> 
> I'm working on a stack that is nearly as tall as my screen. Every time I open 
> the stack, the LC IDE resizes it (chops off the bottom) to fit nicely in between 
> the Mac menu bar and the dock. I don't want this to happen. I need it to be the 
> actual size, even if it's partially obscured by something else (the dock, for 
> example). Can I prevent this behavior somehow? And this is not the strange Mac 
> menu bar issue where the stack resizes to compensate for a menu. I don't even 
> have a menu set on this stack.
> 
> I've even tried putting some code in my openStack handler to set the stack's 
> height to what I need it to be, but this doesn't seem to be firing. Or if it is, 
> it's firing *before* the IDE performs it's "magic", so I always end up with a 
> chopped off bottom. :-)
> 
> It's not the end of the world to have to resize it every time I open it, but 
> it's a few seconds of wasted time that I could avoid.
> 
> Thanks,
> Chris
> 
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> Chris Sheffield
> Read Naturally, Inc.
> www.readnaturally.com
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