> On Jun 13, 2017, at 4:19 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Yes, in essence. If you have a group and set the clipsToRect property to true 
> (there’s no way to set it in the PI yet—that’s what I’m going to add), you 
> can then change the rect of the group, and the group will *not* automatically 
> reset its rect to the size of the child controls + margin. It is persistent, 
> even if you leave the card or close the stack. Yet the group’s position and 
> size remains unlocked so you can quickly select and change the group’s rect 
> if you want. A nice feature when you need it.
> ClipsToRect is the property name. So what “plain language” label do you think 
> would be best for the PI?

How about “Prevent auto-resize of rect”?

> Devin
> On Jun 13, 2017, at 4:11 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote:
> So it's about manually updating the rect vs. having it in an auto-update mode?
> Phil Davis
> On 6/13/17 3:01 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote:
> So far I’m kind of partial to Scott R’s “Persistent rect”. Conversely, it 
> could be something like “Auto-update rect”, but then the checkbox would be 
> opposite the property setting. That’s almost as bad as something like 
> dontUpdateRect. (Sorry, Scott, plug your ears.)
> Devin
> On Jun 13, 2017, at 3:34 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com><mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>>
>  wrote:
> On 6/13/17 4:17 PM, Jim Lambert via use-livecode wrote:
> or
> ‘Clip Group to rect’
> There are a few others like that, where the explanation is just the original 
> term (or close) with spaces added. I always felt that didn't explain much. 
> But the suggestion does have company in the PI.

Devin Asay
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University

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