MouseWithin

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon Jun 25 12:35:41 EDT 2012


I have read in another post that you can vastly improve the performance of the mouseTrap function by issuing "set catnap to true". 

Bob


On Jun 23, 2012, at 11:07 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:

> I just discovered the mouseTrap message but I think I can make a better one
> with an external.
> Pete
> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 7:09 PM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:
> 
>> What? No mouseHover? I meant mouseLurk.
>> 
>> 
>> Craig
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com>
>> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
>> Sent: Sat, Jun 23, 2012 6:01 pm
>> Subject: Re: MouseWithin
>> 
>> 
>> Hi Craig,
>> I'm actually using the mouseLine function in my mouseWithin handler.  Since
>> I wrote my email, I found that I can use the mouseMove message in a
>> behavior and all works fine so life is good.
>> 
>> By the way, I don't see a mouseHover message in the dictionary - were you
>> just using it as a generic term?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Pete
>> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 2:07 PM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Peter.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I might help test this just for the exercise, but why not use one of the
>>> handful of terrific mouseHover functions, like "mouseLine()" or
>>> "mouseChunk()"?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Craig Newman
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com>
>>> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
>>> Sent: Sat, Jun 23, 2012 4:00 pm
>>> Subject: MouseWithin
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 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.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Pete
>>> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
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