Drawing a Graphice Segment

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 17:37:05 EDT 2015

Added some tweaks to make it function better, it works pretty well now, Try
re-downloading for the newest version.

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Terry, heres a working example of the method I mentioned if you'd like
> to try it.
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/11957935/mouseover.livecode
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 12:44 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> > wrote:
>> On 7/25/2015 5:41 AM, Terence Heaford wrote:
>>> I want to only receive a mouseEnter & mouseLeave when the mouse
>>> leaves the coloured segment not the overall rect used in creating the
>>> segment.
>> This happens automatically if the graphic is a filled, opaque polygon. It
>> also works with an oval if the arcAngle is 360 (full circle) but fails if
>> it's anything else. It's interesting to note that the mouseEnter and
>> mouseLeave are sent correctly if you approach the pie slice from the curved
>> edge of the virtual circle; it only fails if approaching from the "cut"
>> edges.
>> There are two ways to write most functions, and in the case of "within"
>> the behavior is slightly different. If you use "is within" then the test is
>> done against the entire rectangle of the control. If you use "within()" the
>> test is done against only the filled portion. "Within()" fails in the same
>> way as the mouse messages when applied to an arc. I'd say it's a bug.
>> The color test should work if you don't use a gradient or other graphic
>> effects, just a solid fill. Or you might be able to do something fancy by
>> faking a pie slice using a freehand graphic with lots of points along the
>> curved edge, but that's more math than I can do.
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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