LC8DP15 feedback-IDE Issues

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Mar 3 20:49:19 EST 2016

Monte Goulding wrote:

 >> On 4 Mar 2016, at 8:36 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >> Ironically, drag-select is the exact use case that prompted me
 >> to STOP using cantSelect.  I was working on a drawing pane and
 >> had an object covering the full space within the drawing region
 >> behind everything else I wanted to user to be able to interact
 >> with.  My turning on the cantSelect for that larger object it
 >> no longer responds to the pointer tool, which is expected of
 >> course but makes drag-select impossible is the drag begins within
 >> that object.
 > Yes, this would seem to be a bug in cantSelect where you can drag
 > to select everything else but only if the initial click is not
 > inside the cantSelect object. I’m not positive it has always been
 > this way as it seems to rule out the use case that both Scott and
 > I have used it for!

AFAIK this has always been how it works.  In fact I discussed this with 
Dr. Raney shortly after if was implemented, and in his view it works as 
spec'd:  when you mouseDown anywhere in browser mode it doesn't do 
marquee select, so when an individual object is set to browser mode it 
does the same thing.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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