Stacks Losing their Size and Location

Ray ray at linkit.com
Wed Dec 16 15:15:46 EST 2015


Thanks Scott - I was just going to add that I can NOT repeat this on my 
laptop which is also running Livecode 7.0.5 and Windows 8.1 so there's 
obviously something going on with my desktop 8.1 system.

If anybody has any ideas please share them.  Sorry for the false alarm 
regarding Livecode.

On 12/16/2015 3:13 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> You might want to check with a more recent version to confirm since 7.0.5
> is several versions old (the LC guys announced 7.1.1 today).
>
> Regards,
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>
>
>
>
> On 12/16/15, 12:02 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Ray"
> <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of ray at linkit.com> wrote:
>
>> I've been wrestling with this in 7.0.5 for a while.  Here it is
>> distilled and the simplest way to repeat it:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>     answer the rect of this stack
>>     set the decorations of this stack to empty
>>     answer the rect of this stack                             -- we're
>> fine here (same rect)
>>     set the decorations of this stack to default         -- we're
>> suddenly all over the place
>>     answer the rect of this stack
>> -- totally different rect and dimmensions
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> Setting the decorations to default not only changes the location of the
>> stack, it also changes the stack's width and height to some new random
>> size.
>>
>> As I mentioned, this is the "distilled" version.  This also happens when
>> downloading a stack from a remote server.  Simply opening it changes the
>> width and/or height.
>>
>> An additional issue is I'm also unable to return the stack's width,
>> height or location after this random resizing occurs unless I send
>> commands later or in an idle handler which calls them after everything
>> has settled back down.
>>
>> Does anybody know if this is a reported bug?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
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