Screen Resolution for Desktop Apps

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Dec 17 16:06:06 EST 2017


On 12/17/17 2:54 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> On 12/16/2017 12:06 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote:
>> Richard, can you outline some of the issues you have seen with the GM (or
>> point to a thread where it was discussed). On the surface it looks like a
>> good way to handle many types of positioning needs. There were a 
>> couple of
>> oddities in the code that I’ve looked at already.
> 
> Not sure who "Richard" is, but I can say from experience that the GM 
> works fine until it doesn't, and then all hell breaks loose and it's 
> impossible to get rid of the GM artifacts to the point where your app 
> works again. You end up recreating the app from scratch again and 
> wishing you had never touched the GM. So I don't anymore.
> 

You can remove the cRevGeometry propery set from each control if you 
don't want to rewrite the stack. But still...

I stopped using it too. It sort of works if it's the last thing you do, 
but if you change the layout you have to start over again.

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