[Use-revolution] Re: Constraining Movement

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Tue Nov 27 15:50:01 EST 2001

Recently, Chipp Walters wrote:

> why do you need the mouseRelease handler? Just wondering.

Because a mouseUp message is only sent when the mouse is directly over the
clicked control.  If the user drags their mouse outside the stack for
example, there is no way to pass mouseUp to the clicked control and
therefore no way to stop the dragging action.  MouseRelease is key in this



Scott Rossi                       Tactile Media - Multimedia & Design
Creative Director                 Email: scott at tactilemedia.com
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