Is this weird or is it me?

Eric Chatonet eric.chatonet at
Wed Oct 11 13:02:54 EDT 2006

Hi Lars,

Normal behavior:
You have just to consider that when a control is disabled, it's  
exactly as it did not exist :-)

Le 11 oct. 06 à 18:55, Lars Brehmer a écrit :

> I just wrestled with a problem, finally solving it by trying  
> something that in my opinion shouldn't be necessary, but why this  
> was necessary makes no sense to me whatsoever.  Can anyone explain  
> this?
> Two buttons, one right behind the other one.  When the one in front  
> is visible and disabled, it's "rollover" icon, which I do with  
> mouseEnter and mouseLeave, is disabled - so far so good - , but if  
> it is clicked on anyway, the script of the button behind it is  
> executed!  After a lot of cursing and dumfoundedness, I tried  
> moving it so it is NOT in front of the second one and it behaves as  
> expected - disabled.  OK, so put it behind the second one, and in  
> all relevant scripts hide the one that is now in front so my  
> purpose is served, but why is this necessary?  Why does clicking on  
> a disabled button cause the script of another button to run?
> Just very, very curious!
> Cheers,
> Lars-

Best Regards from Paris,
Eric Chatonet
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