9.5 DP 1 Unadorned - LayerMode - Container

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Fri May 24 08:15:04 EDT 2019


Just apply the shadow or gradient to an object other than the DataGrid
group itself.

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Trevor DeVore
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On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 10:52 PM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via
use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Wow, thanks Trevor for the R & D!
>
> That makes for "pretty plain" Datagrid2 forms. I understand the reasons
> behind it. But making "gorgeous" UI that scrolls then is not possible.
>
>  I am developing youTube library that use Datagrid. So it seems we will
> have to sacrifice scrolling to get a shadow on the forms, or a gradient on
> the graphic behind each form.
>
> OR
>
> get it scrolling smoothly but, it will have a "utilitarian" look and feel.
> But users are looking navigation,  not eye-candy. But our design team will
> be "pained" by such a choice. I guess we can dress up to the card and
> static layers..
>
> We shall see....
>
>  I will pursue "dictionary" one the other thread. (R.H. "Dictionary")
>
> On 5/23/19, 6:59 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of Trevor DeVore via
> use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>     I just did a quick test involving going through the property inspector
> for
>     a group and changing properties. I have confirmed that the following
>     properties will cause a group that is assigned the layerMode of
> "container"
>     to have an effective layerMode of  "static":
>
>     - opaque
>     - showBorder
>     - showname
>     - hscrollbar/vscrollbar
>     - dropShadow, innderShadow, outerGlow, innerGlow, and colorOverlay
>
>     In addition, the acceleratedRendering of the stack must be true or the
>     group will always have an effective layermode of "static".
>
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