> On Jun 13, 2017, at 4:19 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode > <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 > <email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> 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 > <email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org><mailto:email@example.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 Director Office of Digital Humanities Brigham Young University _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode