ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Jun 23 17:21:03 CDT 2012
Peter Haworth wrote:
> It would appear that a mouseWithin handler can't be used in a behavior
> script? The mouseWithin message seems to be sent to the button containing
> the behavior script, not the control that references the behavior button.
> Am I misunderstanding? If not, any suggestions for how to overcome this?
> I am using the mouseWithin message to figure out which line/column of a
> table control the mouse is over so I can build an appropriate tooltip.
The mouseWithin message is a bit of an anomaly among mouse messages so
this comes up from time to time.
Oddly enough, the last time it did was almost exactly a year ago, on
June 24 2011 - here's an explanation of why it's funky and some
alternatives which may be useful:
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