Hacking the GUI

Thomas McGrath III mcgrath3 at mac.com
Wed Oct 9 10:13:44 EDT 2013


Jim, No, I was referring to rotate around a 2d point on a flat plane not 3D. Rotating an image around a point on a 2D plane still causes anomalies on iOS in the rotated image and I was hoping it was fixed and you had done it smoothly.

Tom

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On Oct 9, 2013, at 9:44 AM, Jim sims <sims at ezpzapps.com> wrote:

> If by "rotate" you mean like 3D then no way  ;-)
> 
> I mean using grab to move a large photo around on an iPad.
> What had to be done was to disable/kill the scroller that lived in the same
> space. There is a scrolling group of about one hundred rows that have
> groups of: THUMBNAIL_MAGE - FIELD - FIELD
> 
> That scroller affected that Grab so it only worked for a small distance.
> 
> Clicking on the thumbnail brought up the following image which can be
> increased/decreased in size.  This video does not show the scroller part
> which gets disappears using  hide grp "AllItems"
> 
> I wanted them to be grabbed and moved so you can increase in size for
> viewing details - that meant that  you needed to grab and drag parts back
> into the view of the iPad as the image gets larger than the iPad space.
> This is for a museum and they have items such as coins and clothing that
> cannot be handled but details can be viewed by using this technique.
> 
> The following is recorded from the iOS simulator - using the iPad looks
> much smoother.
> 
> http://ezpzapps.com/grabMove.mov
> 
> So, that is what I meant by "spin".
> 
> sims
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 2:47 PM, Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com> wrote:
> 
>> Jim, Are you saying that you got smooth rotating of large images on iOS?
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks Tom
>> 
>> -- Tom McGrath III
>> http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
>> mcgrath3 at mac.com
>> 
>> On Oct 9, 2013, at 1:45 AM, Jim sims <sims at ezpzapps.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I just spent a few hours on an iOS app where i was using Grab to move a
>>> large, 2-4mb, photo around.
>>> 
>>> Was jerky, until i realized that the scroller was accounting for the
>>> jerkiness.
>>> 
>>> Found a way to do preopenstack before and after that moving process
>>> (killing reviving) the scroller.
>>> 
>>> Can grab photo and spin it around now.
>>> 
>>> Is there a scroller? Are you on iOS?
>>> 
>>> sims
>>> 
>>> On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, Earthednet-wp wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Folks,
>>>> Thanks for the comments. What I'm doing is dragging an image that is
>>>> larger than the viewing area. I set the loc of the image (according to
>> the
>>>> mouseloc) inside a repeat loop. The general idea is below.
>>>> 
>>>> On drag
>>>> repeat while the mouseStillDown
>>>>      --set the loc of the image according to the mouseloc
>>>> end repeat
>>>> end drag
>>>> 
>>>> The motion of the image is pretty jerky. It's a pretty large image. The
>>>> reason I wanted to add and subtract points is to calculate the new loc
>> for
>>>> the image. I do this now by separating out x and y and operating on them
>>>> individually. I suspect that most of the time is spent moving that large
>>>> image, though, instead of doing the calculations.
>>>> 
>>>> The image is a map, and I intend on plotting symbols on it. To speed
>> this
>>>> up, I'm plotting on a snapshot of the visible part of the image (which
>> sits
>>>> on top of the visible part). The plot will need to be updated each time
>> the
>>>> map is dragged or is magnification changed.
>>>> 
>>>> If there is a faster way to move a large image around, I'd like to hear
>> of
>>>> it.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks again,
>>>> Bill
>>>> 
>>>> William Prothero
>>>> http://es.earthednet.org
>>>> 
>>>> On Oct 8, 2013, at 7:33 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> <javascript:;>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> On 10/8/13 9:29 PM, Monte Goulding wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 09/10/2013, at 1:25 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I think my answer was condescending, I apologize.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Maybe I read a different answer ;-)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> The dictionary in 6.1.1 doesn't have an example of addition in the
>>>> points entry. Is that in a different version's dictionary?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It's the point entry not the points entry.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Aha. Thanks, found it.
>>>>> 
>>>>> --
>>>>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> <javascript:;>
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