DO AS WE SAY - not as we do!

Kevin Miller kevin at
Thu Feb 28 16:42:01 EST 2002

On 28/2/02 9:20 pm, Ian Summerfield <iansummerfield at> wrote:

> So after spending many hours recoding my stack to use a combination of
> mousedown, mousemove, and mouseup instead of calling mouseloc in a repeat
> loop, I thought I'd have reliability.   The mouse still sometimes gets stuck
> down, dragging things around I don't want to drag around,  so I figured
> maybe Revolution itself is breaking Scott's rules.
> Now, I poke around Revolution's own scripts and find this gem:
> repeat while the mouse is down
>   put the mouseloc into line tPoint of tOriginalPoints
>   set points of the target to tOriginalPoints
> end repeat
> It's a part the script of the button "revReshape" in the stack "revTools",
> or the tool palette if you like.   I trust this will be fixed in the next
> release to use mousedown, mousemove, etc.

Yeah, there are one or two places that we built but never got around to
changing - that one in particular was from an old script that we wrote a
very long time back!  ;-) Changing this is on the to-do list for 1.1.1.


Kevin Miller <kevin at> <>
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