mouse pointer hot spot is way off

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sat Aug 15 18:39:45 CEST 2015


It doesn’t feel like a 3rd party mouse issue to me, but that is only because the problem is limited to LiveCode stack content.  (I have a Macally EcoMouse hooked up at the moment.)  

This occurs in the content of some LiveCode windows.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen it outside of that.  It most often shows up in the editor, but I’ve seen it in a stack I’m creating.  Such a stack might have buttons, fields and option menus on it.  

It doesn’t feel like an IDE thing to me, but I hope it is.  That is, I don’t want to see this in a standalone.  Maybe the IDE sometimes uses or modifies a cursor image?  

I’m not now working on cursors or image hotspots or Windows menus or anything like that, so I don’t think it is my code that is doing anything.  

This happened on Mavericks and then on the same machine upgraded to Yosemite.  

I am not sure, but I think one time i had to restart OS X.  I have trouble believing that.  However it might be a Gatsby Bug, involving both LiveCode and OS X.  (I made up that term.  In The Great Gatsby, a lady says accidents occur when two bad drivers enter the same intersection.)  

Dar



> On Aug 15, 2015, at 9:58 AM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
> On August 15, 2015 9:58:45 AM CDT, "Dr. Hawkins" <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 7:37 AM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Very often the hot spot is off, usually about 50-100 pixels high, for
>> one
>>> or more windows in the IDE.  I usually notice it in the editor where
>> it is
>>> off by 3 lines.  Almost always it is just vertical.
>>> 
>> 
>> I see this on a regular basis in 7.
> 
> I haven't seen it yet. Are those who have seen it using a third-party mouse? 
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