Groups do not receive mouseEnter messages?

Mark Waddingham mark at
Tue Jun 25 04:11:13 EDT 2019

On 2019-06-25 03:07, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
> On 6/24/2019 8:24 PM, dunbarx--- via use-livecode wrote:
>> Confirmed here.
>> I have never really tried any of the things you mentioned, but no 
>> messages at all are sent to the group I just made.  Interestingly, and 
>> consistent so far, double clicking within the group boundary, but not 
>> in any child control, opens the inspector for the card.
>> So although the dictionary talks about many properties of groups, and 
>> states that it is a control in its own right, it does not seem to have 
>> much body outside of its children. This even though one can make the 
>> group red as a beet. The "object" certainly exists, and has a 
>> multitude of properties. It just doesn't seem to be quite there.
>> Craig
> Thanks for the confirmation.
> However, what I'd really like is someone from the mothership to chime 
> in?

The behavior of groups re mouse messages (and the lack there of) has 
been the same as long as I can remember (which is back to around version 

Warmest Regards,


Mark Waddingham ~ mark at ~
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