Untouchable Background

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Sun Apr 20 23:02:01 EDT 2003


Set the 'cantSelect' of the background group to true.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Ted
> Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2003 4:51 PM
> To: Use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Untouchable Background
> Mac OS, Beta 2.0b2
> I have a background image that's the same dimensions as the 
> card. How does one prevent such an all-encompassing 
> background group from being touched by any editing actions on 
> the card?
> In other words, how does one make a background invisible to 
> the pointer while still allowing *all* normal pointer actions 
> on the card (as in a HyperCard background)?
> By normal pointer actions, I mean, for example, that you can 
> click directly on the background without selecting it, you 
> can click on the background to deselect card objects, and, 
> most important, you can initiate a marquee (marching ants) 
> directly on the background to surround and select card objects.
> Ted
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