screenRect and screenLoc weirdness

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Jan 11 17:01:20 CET 2019


Thanks Monte! This will enhance the procedures I have in place! 

Bob S


> On Jan 10, 2019, at 16:39 , Monte Goulding via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> — set the topLeft of a stack to the topLeft of its screen below the menubar:
> set the topLeft of stack “Foo” to item 1 to 2 of line (the screen of stack “Foo”) of the effective working screenRects
> 
> — set the topLeft of a stack to the topLeft of the main screen below the menubar
> set the topLeft of stack “Foo” to item 1 to 2 of the effective working screenRect
> 
> — set the loc of a stack to the center of its screen
> local tLoc, tRect
> put line (the screen of stack “Foo”) of the screenRects into tRect
> put item 1 of tRect + (item 3 of tRect - item 1 of tRect) div 2, \
>      item 2 of tRect + (item 4 of tRect - item 2 of tRect) div 2 into tLoc
> set the loc of stack “Foo” to tLoc
> 
> — set the loc of a stack to the center of the main screen
> set the loc of stack “Foo” to the screenLoc
> 
> Hope these help! FWIW these should remain correct even if the general consensus is that the desktop space should have an 0,0  origin for the main screen.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Monte



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