Geometry Manager - Anyone?

Earthednet-wp prothero at earthednet.org
Fri Sep 18 10:38:51 EDT 2015


Roger,
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.
Bill

William Prothero
http://es.earthednet.org

> 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:*
> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4071/l/19026-geometry-manager
> 
> *NativeSoft Geometry Manager (part 1):*
> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4068/l/17796-nativesoft-nativegeometry-tutorial-1
> 
> *NativeSoft Geometry Manager (part 2):*
> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4068/l/17807-nativesoft-nativegeometry-tutorial-2-the-api
> 
> *NativeSoft Cross-Platform Guide:*
> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4068/l/20930-my-cross-platform-nativegeometry-guide
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 9:57 AM, Rick Harrison <harrison at all-auctions.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> 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!
>> 
>> Rick
>> 
>>>> On Sep 18, 2015, at 3:06 AM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 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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