LC 9 Problem inserting Controls
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Thu Dec 29 10:41:53 EST 2016
Ahah! I've seen in version 8 where I drop a control and it never ends up where I actually drop it. Also, the card is overlayed with a blue color, something LC never did before.
> On Dec 29, 2016, at 03:53 , Lagi Pittas <iphonelagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bob,
> It was Toplevel not Modal. I removed all controls one by one - no go. I
> opened it in version 8 , still the same.
> Was going back to six but I tried a long shot - and prayed.
> I set the scale factor back to 1 (I'm developing on a height of 1280) and
> the controls could be seen. Then I put the scale back but dropped a control
> closer to the right edge and I could just see it.
> So basically when the stack is scaled controls can be dropped on to it but
> will not be added unless a small part of it can be seen at the edge.
> For example at a scale of .7 if I "placed" a button on the right side of
> my stack it was "dropped" to the very left but higher up and I could see
> If I changed the scale to .6 try as I might it was always "dropped" "off
> stack" and not added.
> I just went back and tried this on version 6 and the "drop" position is
> pretty much the "placed" position with or without scaling.
> One extra little "recipe" for this to fail on 9 is that it is also
> dependant on where on the screen the stack is.
> If the stack is to the left of the screen a button dropped on the right
> edge will become visible and will this be "dropped" at the left edge.
> So I would not have noticed this problem when my stack was over to the left
> of my screen.
> Is this an undocumented feature or just a bug?
> On 29 December 2016 at 02:05, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com>
>> Make sure the stack is not open modally...
>> Bob S
>>> On Dec 28, 2016, at 11:13 , Lagi Pittas <iphonelagi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I decided I would skip lc8 and goto 9 for a new project (i'm still using
>>> for my main programs - better the devil .... )
>>> Anyway started designing adding controls a few group etc etc.
>>> Now I cannot drag ANY control onto the stack/card - even if I exiot and
>>> load afgain.
>>> I've done the obvious checked for anything locked etc.
>>> IF i create a new stack and drag the controls onto that I can cut and
>>> onto the offending stack.
>>> Any prayers gratefully accepted
>>> Regards Lagi
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