Locating the mouse
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 6 15:33:51 EDT 2018
Thanks Klaus: however, as you'll see, I fired off a question 2 minutes
before I found the answer.
Nothing new there.
On 6/5/2018 10:31 pm, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi Richmond,
>> Am 06.05.2018 um 21:26 schrieb Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> Yer: I know: mouseLoc
>> BUT, that only returns the loaction of the mouse relative to the top-left of a stack.
>> Let us suppose one has a stack measuring 100 by 100 pixels at the centre of one's monitor . . .
>> And one wants to know the position of the mouse in terms of the monitor rather than the stack . . .
>> So that one can determine IF the mouse is 100 pixels away from the left-hand side of the stack, or 200 pixels.
>> This would, of necessity, have to be in a stackScript or a cardScript and NOT involve any mouseClicks as that
>> would take focus away from the stack.
> you are looking for -> the ScreenMouseLoc
> Maybe monitor this property in a "mousemove" handler in the card or stack script...
> Klaus Major
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