use-livecode Digest, Vol 168, Issue 50
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Wed Sep 27 18:06:45 EDT 2017
sez “J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>:
> The original issue that influenced this one was how to provide a larger hit
> zone on an SVG widget. How would this property work for that?
I’m thinking that a single line of code would suffice:
set the clickableRegion of widget “Fred” to ListOfPoints
As i’ve noted previously, the engine *already* handles clickable regions for *every* control, and my proposal ‘merely’ (he says, optimistically…) opens up the engine’s mechanisms to the extent of granting developers the opportunity to override the engine’s default “define the clickable region” behavior. If a dev is happy with the default clickable regions provided by the engine, that dev can just ignore the clickableRegion property and everything should work the same as it always did… but if a dev *isn’t* happy with the default clickable regions provided by the engine, *then* that dev can mess around with the clickableRegion property.
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