what messages are fired when paint tools are used?

Bernard Devlin bdrunrev at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 19:29:26 EST 2015

In creating a simple test stack, I found in the IDE that mouseMove is at
least sent to image controls and to the card.  I suppose there is a logic
to only those objects receiving messages when the tool is set e.g. to
"brush".  Others such as mouseEnter are not sent at all when the tool is

I might be able to work with mouseMove alone.

On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 12:16 AM, Bernard Devlin <bdrunrev at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks!  That's interesting. And strange.  I will create a standalone and
> test it out.
> Bernard
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 10:10 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> wrote:
>> I believe the IDE traps and uses the messages. The last time I checked,
>> which was a long time ago, messages fired normally without interference in
>> a standalone. That may have changed now, but way back in MC I remember
>> discovering that.

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