Resizing a group's controls when the group is resized

Randy Hengst iowahengst at
Sat May 10 11:54:15 EDT 2014

Hi Peter,

Check out:  ResizeGroup by Bernd Niggemann on the LiveCode user samples… and 


be well,

On May 8, 2014, at 4:30 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at> wrote:

> I have a resizeControl handler for a group in which I've tried changing the
> height and width of the controls in the group but I can't get it to work
> correctly.  The lockLocation of the controls in the group is set true.
> To narrow down the problem, I changed the resizeControl handler to have
> just one command in it:
> set the width of field "Data" of me to (the width of me - the borderwidth
> of me)
> When I drag the right handle of the group, it kinda works although the
> group handles move in a very jerky fashion until I let go the mouse.
> However, if I try to change the height of the group by dragging on its
> bottom handle, the group gets wider not taller no matter whether I drag up
> or down!!
> I feel like I'm missing something obvious, hopefully someone can tell me
> what it is.
> Pete
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