height of title bar

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Mon Mar 19 13:53:54 EDT 2018

Thank you Paul! It does indeed work as you said.


On 3/19/18 10:46 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
> On 3/19/2018 1:37 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode wrote:
>> Is there a way in LC to discover the height of a window's title bar?
>> I tried comparing item 2 of the card's globalLoc(topleft of this card)
>> to item 2 of the stack's topleft, but they are the same.
>> I tried comparing the stack's topleft with no decorations to the same
>> but with decorations. No joy. Same.
>> Any other ideas?
>> Thanks -
>> Phil
> See the use of the 'effective' keyword in the dictionary under the
> rectangle property. Essentially the 'effective rect of window X' minus
> the 'rect of window x' give you the height of the title bar for teh top
> coordinates and the size of the border for left, right, and bottom
> coordinates.
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Phil Davis

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