screenRect and screenLoc weirdness

Knapp Martin martyknappster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 05:02:38 CET 2019


OK, I’m making progress here. But I’m finding that ask and answer dialogs are opening off-screen. How are their positions determined?

Marty

> On Jan 10, 2019, at 6:44 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I do see one issue with the “effective” dictionary entry though.  Normally you are not able to set effective properties, but for stack rect properties it is permitted.
> 
> topLeft and topRight also need a clarifying statement to indicate that multiple monitors could cause the main screen topLeft to not be 0,0.
> 
> Thanks,
> Brian
> On Jan 10, 2019, 8:08 PM -0600, Paul Hibbert via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
>> Interesting! - it does appear to work, but that combination is not in the dictionary under “topLeft” as far as I can see, and “topLeft” is missing from the list of properties shown under the “effective” description.
>> 
>> Paul
>> 
>>> On Jan 10, 2019, at 17:03, Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> “effective topLeft”
>> 
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