How Do I Preposition A Modal Stack

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Tue May 23 11:51:00 EDT 2006


Rob,

You have to set the top and the left of the stack or use the topleft  
instead.

set the topleft of stack "Number Keypad" to ¬
(the top of stack "Example" + linePosition),(the left of stack  
"Example")
modal stack "Number Keypad"

Best,

Mark

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Op 23-mei-2006, om 17:37 heeft Rob Cozens het volgende geschreven:

> Hi All,
>
> I spent more time than I should have trying to get a modal stack to  
> open in different positions depending on the selected line in a  
> list field.
>
> It's very annoying (not to mention puzzling) to see
>
> 	set the top of stack "Number Keypad" to (the top of stack  
> "Example")+linePosition
> 	modal stack "Number Keypad"
>
> leave the stack centered on the screen, when typing
>
> 	set the top of stack "Number Keypad" to (the top of stack  
> "Example")+400
>
> works from the Message Box.
>
> Eventually I discovered that similar logic works when opening the  
> stack in any non-modal form (ie: if I change the example to
>
> 	set the top of stack "Number Keypad" to (the top of stack  
> "Example")+linePosition
> 	modeless stack "Number Keypad"
>
> ), the stack opens where I want it to.
>
> What must I do to open a modal stack at a specific (non-centered)  
> position?
>
> This is on WinXP TPC Edition 2005 and RR v2.7.1.
>
> Rob Cozens
> CCW, Serendipity Software Company




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