Dragging from list field

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Mon Jan 31 11:22:19 EST 2005

>Based on the Rev docs, it seems that in order to get list behavior, the
>field must be locked.  So there is no such thing as an "unlocked list"
>in Rev.

Actually there is!
The custom properties inspector in the properties palette has a lower
field called "property contents". if you click on the grid icon on top,
you will get such a beast - IOW, no cursor - I wonder how many versions
of RR will it take to update that silly bug?

It is list behavior and it is editable - it's just not done right...


On 31.01.2005 16:09:56 use-revolution-bounces wrote:
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>Based on the Rev docs, it seems that in order to get list behavior, the
>field must be locked.  So there is no such thing as an "unlocked list"
>in Rev.
>On Jan 29, 2005, at 9:36 PM, Mark Swindell wrote:
>> On Jan 29, 2005, at 5:22 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
>>> The above is exactly the reason why GetInLine was developed.  Execute
>>> the
>>> following in your message box:
>>>   go url "http://www.tactilemedia.com/download/getinline.rev"
>> Nice!   Thank you.   I'm not a good enough scripter to sculpt it to my
>> needs, but it works beautifully for what it does.
>> I wish Rev held such functionality in its own innards... seems like it
>> should if apps are to follow standard Mac interface appearance and
>> functionality.
>> For some reason, I still can't get items in a list to drag and drop
>> into another field, but unfortunately in my application the user needs
>> the visual feedback your solution gives to know what is even
>> happening.  Otherwise a Move>> button ala the old resource editor from
>> Hypercard makes more sense, though it lacks the elegance and ease of
>> use of most any other Mac app.  (I assume Windows does the same but I
>> rarely have occasion to work on a Wintel machine.)
>> My objective would be to be able to click/drag select noncontiguous
>> items from a long list of words and simply drag them to another field
>> next door.  Seems like it ought to work easily enough, but as I say,
>> without the visual feedback of actually "carrying" the text, I'd be
>> the only one who know it was even going to work.
>> -Mark

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