Set Angle Bug?

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Tue Dec 14 18:39:34 EST 2010


Right you are. I was commenting on how I *think* it *should* work, as in Bob's Own Little World. 

Bob


On Dec 14, 2010, at 3:11 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 12/14/10 4:53 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> Honestly, I think the multi-rotate distortion is the result of the
>> fact that LiveCode works on successive iterations of images to
>> accomplish the next rotate. Instead, it should keep the original, and
>> display a copy of the image as rotated. This has the added benefit of
>> being able to revert to the original image at a later time.
> 
> That's what the angle command is supposed to do. Rotate distorts and is irreversable. There's documentation about it in the dictionary under the "rotate" entry. There's a discussion there about the resizing issue and how a rotated image fills its frame also.
> 
> I haven't had time to experiment, so I'm just being theoretical here. But if changing the angle is introducing distortion then it sounds like a bug (except that some distortion will happen regardless just because of how pixels work.) If the original rotation was done with the rotate command, then it is acting as expected and each successive rotation will distort the image further.
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