LC905rc1 Standalone Weirdness with External Stacks

Paul Dupuis paul at
Fri Jun 28 20:38:43 EDT 2019

On 6/28/2019 8:04 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote:
> On Jun 28, 2019, at 8:24 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> When the standalone opens the external stack (which could be in an older stack file format), when the mouse is in the external stack window, LiveCode thinks the mouse is about 30-40 pixels ABOVE where the mouse actual is.
> I may be seeing something related to this in the IDE, I think, under High Sierra.  It didn’t do it in 9.0.
> I see it manifest most often when the application browser is on the secondary screen.  And then *mumble* happens, and when I select a control on the from the list to open an inspector, I get an inspector for the wrong object.
> Hmm, on further thought, maybe not:   it seems to select the correct item on screen, and inquiries about the selectedObject yield the correct object.
> If I move the application browser back to the main screen, release, and drag. Back, sometimes (but not always) it fixes this

Thank you for possible conforming, but this is not seen in the IDE. Jut 
in the built Standalone. It is also very clear that LiveCode thinks the 
mouse is 20-40 pixels towards the top of the window than it actually is. 
If I want to click on a button, I don't put the mouse over the button 
but about 30px under the bottom and click and the button hilites and 

I think Richard Gaskin has the best educated guess on this. It's like 
LiveCode is compensating for a Mac Menubar for that stack that isn't there.

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