A modest proposal for a new property

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Sep 26 19:54:47 EDT 2017

Colin Holgate wrote:

 > The way that this problem is handled in sort other tools is to have a
 > definable hit area for each control (usually those would be buttons).
 > You can set the idle, over, and pressed versions of the button’s
 > image, and also you can set the hit area image.
 > LiveCode already has a way to do most of that, couldn’t the hit area
 > be another entry I the inspector’s icons section?

This seems like a viable option, easy to use for a wide range of 
use-cases and presumably within reasonable cost for the engine team to 
implement, since it would be a variant of the existing code used to 
calculate hit regions from the alpha channel.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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