Geometry Manager - Anyone?
prothero at earthednet.org
Fri Sep 18 10:38:51 EDT 2015
This looks really useful. I can't see how to purchase it, or what it's cost is, tho. The links to the markeplace take me ........ Not to marketplace.
> On Sep 18, 2015, at 7:15 AM, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com> wrote:
> A few useful links: NOTE - These are somewhat dated.
> Source: LiveCode SuperSite <http://livecodesupersite.com/tutorials.html>
> *The Official Geometry Manager:*
> *NativeSoft Geometry Manager (part 1):*
> *NativeSoft Geometry Manager (part 2):*
> *NativeSoft Cross-Platform Guide:*
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 9:57 AM, Rick Harrison <harrison at all-auctions.com>
>> Hi Richard,
>> Thank you for your well put together answer on the subject.
>> It does however bring up the point that all of us are probably
>> reinventing everyone’s wheel over and over. It might make
>> sense to put together a routine that could be shared with
>> everyone that is of a generic nature to help solve this problem.
>> Thanks again!
>>>> On Sep 18, 2015, at 3:06 AM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
>>> Ditto. The GM seems like a good idea when you first start poking around
>> with it, and as long as you're doing simple things with it it all seems
>> dandy. But sooner or later you'll come across something you need to do,
>> some object that has to be positioned relative to something else, that's
>> just difficult to do in the GM. And by the time you figure it out and go
>> through all the clicking, how much time was saved?
>>> Writing your own resizeStack handlers is very liberating. Sure, it can
>> be a bit tedious, but you generally only need to do it once and forget
>> about it until you make serious changes - when you'd have to redo all your
>> GM clicking anyway.
>>> With your own custom code you have complete control over everything.
>> Well worth the modest effort.
>>> Richard Gaskin
>>> Fourth World Systems
>>> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
>>> Ambassador at FourthWorld.com http://www.FourthWorld.com
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