math on widths doesn't add up

Dar Scott Consulting dsc at
Fri Jun 14 18:09:47 EDT 2019

I tried to avoid the confusion by using the word pixel. I goofed somewhere.

I don't understand why you say "pixel 1". Other that that, I think we are saying the same thing.

> On Jun 14, 2019, at 3:54 PM, hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> @Dar.
> Probably you wish with your post avoid the confusion between
> = a math-point (x,y) which has no dimension, so cannot be drawn and
> = a LC-point (x,y) which is (with a linewidth of 1) in fact a
> shorthand for the rect (x,y,x+1,y+1)= 1 pixel, which can be drawn.
> So the LC-point (x,y) is (with a linewidth of 1) the pixel in column x+1
> and row y+1 of your screen/ coordinate system which has the rect (x,y,x+1,y+1).
> Rows and Columns count here one-based, so for example (with a linewidth of 1)
> LC-Point (0,0) = rect (0,0,1,1) = pixel 1 of your coordinate system.
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