Polling the mouse state

Richard Gaskin ambassador at FourthWorld.com
Thu Feb 21 15:37:01 EST 2002

Jacqueline Landman Gay writes:

> Doesn't "grab" do what you want? I think it suspends other messages while
> the user is dragging and automatically exits when the user lets go of the
> mouse button.

The grab command could give me everything I need for 90% of the times I need
such a thing, if only I could specify bounds for the dragging operation (I
usually need to restrict it to either axis, or within a given rect).

Any syntax sugestions for such an addition?

 Richard Gaskin 
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