Stack Properties

Jim Ault JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 25 21:19:26 EST 2007


> - when an ask or answer window is present, you cannot interact with anything
> else on the screen other than with these windows. How is it possible to set
> this behavior for a stack of your own?
> 
As a starting point, I would suggest that you visit
http://www.sosmartsoftware.com/?r=revolution&l=en

then download the Tutorials Picker
then use that to get the tutorial of your interest.

#015 How to display and manage Ask Dialogs
#014 How to display and manage Answer Dialogs
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Jim Ault
Las Vegas


On 2/25/07 3:47 PM, "Trevor Hopkins" <tjhopkins224 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm curious as to how to replicate the behavior of the ask/answer dialogue
> windows on the Mac. These windows exhibit a couple of properties that I
> would like to utilize in order to build my own ask/answer dialogues, namely:
> 
> - when an ask or answer window is present, you cannot interact with anything
> else on the screen other than with these windows. How is it possible to set
> this behavior for a stack of your own?
> 
> - how can one create a stack using Rev on the Mac and get that stack to
> assume the colouring of a default OS X window? When you create a stack, its
> default colour is white. I'd like to make stacks appear like default Mac OS
> X windows with the grey and subtle stripes in the background. When you build
> an interface using Xcode's Interface Builder, the windows are as they should
> be.
> 
> Finally, one comment about a Rev quirk I don't understand. I think that when
> you create a stack on the Mac and you go to the "Size" area of the Stack
> Inspector, that if you turn the "Resizeable" option off, the option of
> maximizing a stack (using the green button on the top of the Mac window)
> should automatically be turned off. That is, if you deselect the
> "resizeable" check box, the controls for the stack should automatically be
> adjusted by default. It would be silly to not be able to pull open a stack
> but to still be able to maximize it.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Trevor Hopkins
> Exeter, UK
> 
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