setting pointer location

David Vaughan dvk at
Sat Dec 28 16:59:01 EST 2002

On Sunday, Dec 29, 2002, at 08:16 Australia/Sydney, Alan Gayne wrote:

> Hi David,
> Why "modeless" instead of modal dialogs?

Alan, because I imagined (I haven't written it yet) that the dialogs 
could float about, available, and used simply by bringing them to the 
front. The entry fields they are replacing are modelessly available 
after all. I will see what works.

> Regards to all,
> Alan
> On Saturday, December 28, 2002, at 03:30 PM, David Vaughan wrote:
>> Based on Alan's comments about using ask/answer data entry, I am now 
>> considering using modeless dialogs rather than additional fields on 
>> the same card as the data entry point, bringing up the right dialog 
>> (field set) for the logical sub-group of fields selected on this 
>> card. This will reduce clutter on the card and localise entry and > 
>> validation.
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