How To Send Before?

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Mon Nov 11 10:59:58 EST 2013


I think you ave found a little anomaly though as it seems you can't send or
dispatch a before/after message.

Pete
lcSQL Software
On Nov 10, 2013 7:16 PM, "Scott Rossi" <scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:

> Of course, what you guys suggest is so blindingly obvious.  I must be
> looking at the screen for way too long.
>
> Thanks for the forehead slap.
>
> Regards,
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>
>
>
>
> On 11/10/13 4:18 PM, "Monte Goulding" <monte at sweattechnologies.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >Why not:
> >
> >before mouseDown
> >   DoMyStuff
> >end mouseDown
> >
> >before mouseDoubleDown
> >   DoMyStuff
> >end mouseDoubleDown
> >
> >on DoMyStuff
> >
> >end DoMyStuff
> >
> >Alternatively seeing as before mouseDown should actually trigger before
> >mouseDoubleDown you may want to just store some state in script local
> >vars. As Mark pointed out you probably don't really want to run the same
> >mouseDown code 3 times.
> >
> >Cheers
> >
> >Monte
> >On 11/11/2013, at 10:31 AM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> >
> >> Now that we have the before/after additions to mouse events and chained
> >> behaviors, how does one send or dispatch "before mouseDown"
> >>
> >> In a control's behavior, I have a "before mouseDown" handler that I want
> >> to trigger from a "before mouseDoubleDown" handler.  But there doesn't
> >> seem to be any way to send a mouse event in a before state (instead, the
> >> standard "mouseDown" message gets sent).
> >>
> >> Can this be done?
> >>
> >> The problem I'm trying to solve is mouseDown not getting sent/trapped
> >>when
> >> a control is repeatedly pressed very quickly.  Using mouseDoubleDown to
> >> call mouseDown is a way to address this issue, but as I said, there
> >> doesn't seem to be any way send the mouseDown message "before" the
> >>normal
> >> mouseDown.
> >>
> >> Any ideas?
> >>
> >> (I tried using Jacque's time machine routine but it keeps sending my
> >>stack
> >> back to the point before I tried to send the before message.)
> >>
> >> Thanks & Regards,
> >>
> >> Scott Rossi
> >> Creative Director
> >> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
> >>
> >>
> >>
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