Choose Browse Tool with click

Mark Waddingham mark at livecode.com
Tue Apr 12 14:25:42 EDT 2016


Hi Peter,

On 2016-04-12 08:12, Peter Bogdanoff wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have a script in a button:
> 
> on mouseDoubleDown
> 	choose pointer tool
> 	select me
> end mouseDoubleDown
> 
...
> Is there another way?
> 

Without knowing precisely what effect you are trying to achieve, this 
suggestion might be useless...

However, have you investigated using the 'cantSelect' properties of 
objects? If an object has cantSelect set to true, then it acts as if it 
is in browse mode, rather than pointer tool mode. Even if it is not 
useful for your precise use-case, knowing why might help evolve it into 
something more useful in the future.

Warmest Regards,

Mark.

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