AW: globalLoc returns wrong values!

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Wed Apr 23 05:58:28 EDT 2014


In my case I think I can workaround this issue by changing my snapshot
parameter from "rect" to "obj", when changing some more lines around.
But I wonder what to do, when you need the "rect"
Tiemo

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> von Tiemo Hollmann TB
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 23. April 2014 11:15
> An: 'How to use LiveCode'
> Betreff: globalLoc returns wrong values!
> 
> Hi,
> 
> With LC 6.5.2 on Windows 7 I am taking a screenshot from a rect like this:
> 
>    put globalLoc (the topleft of image "Image") into tTopLeft
> 
>    put globalLoc (the bottomright of image "Image") into tBotRight
> 
>    put tTopLeft & "," & tBotRight into tRectSnap
> 
>    export snapshot from rect tRectSnap to tScreenshot as PNG
> 
> This works fine, beside when the user changes the textsize to 150% in his
> display settings. Then the snapshot rect is shifted and the user gets
wrong
> content in his snapshot.
> 
> 
> 
> Has anybody stumpled upon this issue yet and has found a workaround for
this?
> Perhaps checking a windows system setting and recalculating the rect?
> 
> 
> 
> I know, you can change the textsize on mac too, but that's really only the
> TEXT size and that doesn't bother my LC program. On windows this option is
> actually not only the text size, but the whole screen is resized. Is there
> something similar on Mac, what could cause a similar problem, what I
didn't
> find yet?
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks for any ideas
> 
> 
> 
> Tiemo
> 
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