Scroll Bars in scrolling groups

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Wed May 3 11:01:18 EDT 2017

Is it possible that some of these controls have geometry properties set? 

Bob S

> On May 2, 2017, at 14:16 , Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> OK I'm stumped. I have a scrolling group consisting 20 other groups each
> with 2 fields and a button. I place these sub groups and the controls in
> them in the parent group from top to bottom. The sub groups go off the
> bottom of the parent group as expected. Everything looks perfect and can set
> the vscroll via script and see the sub groups that are out of view as
> expected. BUT.. when I show the vscroll bar(even with messages disabled),
> all the sub groups move up and to the left. The top sub group hugs top of
> the parent group and all the sub groups hug the parent group on the left.
> Why? If I place the subgroups while the vscroll bar is visible then the top
> groups move up to the left and the remaining one stay where I put them. Any
> help would be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Win 10 LC 8.1.3/8.1.4rc1
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at

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