Developing Methods: Creating Scrolling groups larger than screen rect

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Sun Sep 24 13:34:40 EDT 2017


On 09/24/2017 08:26 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:

> Very tall groups have to be arranged by script, the way Mike Bonner 
> described. It's sometimes easier to use relative locations rather than 
> hard coded numbers:
> 
> set the top of control 4 to the bottom of control 3

That's what I do but using actual identifiers for the controls rather 
than the number. Control numbers can get changed if you move controls 
around, in and out of groups, etc, so you can end up with results very 
different from what you intended. Been there.

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  Mark Wieder
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