Scroll Bars in scrolling groups

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Wed May 3 13:06:13 EDT 2017


I have run into an issue with groups on windows where the parent group rect
wasn't quite right, and all sorts of fun ensued. but no scroll involved.

On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 12:10 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Thanks Bob,
>
> I didn't set any geometry properties. I thought that unless you explicitly
> call "revUpdateGeometry" these properties have no effect. The thing that
> has
> me stumped is that even with messages off showing vertical scroll bar
> either
> by the message box or property inspector makes things move.
>
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On
> Behalf
> Of Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
> Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 11:01 AM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Cc: Bob Sneidar
> Subject: Re: Scroll Bars in scrolling groups
>
> 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 lists.runrev.com> 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 evergreeninfo.net
>
>
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