Object Layering

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Tue May 22 17:21:53 CDT 2012


Can groups layer on top of card objects? I can't seem to make that happen.

On May 22, 2012, at 3:14 PM, stephen barncard wrote:

> create a group with a field and a graphic. Make sure the field is at the
> very top level with the graphic in back. Set the blendlevel and color of
> the graphic to be 0 or whatever level looks good (I'd use 50%) and make it
> the same rect of the card. The field can be whatever size you need to show
> the message. Bring the group to the top level. Show and hide the group.
> 
> Instant no-hassle "fake" dialog.
> 
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 2:53 PM, Peter Bogdanoff <bogdanoff at me.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I have a stack with many cards. Each card contains a group and card
>> objects. I want a single object (a field saying "Please wait...") to show
>> as necessary and overlay everything on the card. It's hidden by scripts
>> when no longer needed--the wait is over.
>> 
>> As far as I can figure, that object needs to be a card object. Is this
>> true? I'd like a simple solution! A dialog won't work (no user interaction
>> is wanted). Is a palette necessary?
>> 
>> Peter Bogdanoff
>> UCLA
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