mouse pointer hot spot is way off

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at
Mon Aug 17 23:12:20 CEST 2015

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 9:17 AM, Devin Asay <devin_asay at> wrote:

> I have seen this and can reproduce it reliably. On a Mac, if you have two
> monitors (or more I suppose), and you open a script editor window, it
> initially opens on the same screen as your LiveCode IDE; on the "main
> screen” as determined by the OS. After that I typically move the script
> editor window to the second monitor. I find that if the top of the script
> editor window is higher than the tool bar on the main screen, I get this
> hot spot offset problem. Once I move the window downward on the second
> monitor it goes away. I ought to have reported it, but I’ve gotten to where
> I automatically just move the window down to avoid the problem.
> Does this seem to be the same thing you’re getting?

I had never nailed down this combination, but it's certainly consistent
with what I see.

When I'm using two monitors (most of the time), the code screen is almost
always on the external.  I have code in openStack that opens the scripts of
my main code sections.  However, if the main stack script won't compile, I
have to manually move it--and there frequency of this is similar to the
displacement bug.  Next time it bites, I'll try moving the window back to
the main screen.

As I have to restart livened three to four times in a typical hour (the
shadow declaration bug), the displacement bug bites a couple of times in a
typical full day of coding.

Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
(702) 508-8462

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