[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Drawing Question

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From: PZ <pierrezippi@...>
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 12:54:51 -0500
getmouse is toolbox
you will need to dim the pointer like this:

DIM mPt&;0,mV2,mH2



> From: Tom Russell <tsrdatatech@...>
> Reply-To: <futurebasic@...>
> Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 13:46:16 -0400
> To: <futurebasic@...>
> Subject: Re: [FB] Drawing Question
> 
> Is there a built in function for the Call GetMouse? Or is it something I
> have to add in?
> 
> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 1:14 PM, PZ <pierrezippi@...> wrote:
> 
>> Try something like this.
>> 
>> 
>> PEN ,,, _srcXor, 3     'set pen mode
>> While FN StillDown     'DO
>> CALL GETMOUSE(mPt&)
>> 
>> PLOT 0,mV2 TO WINDOW(_width),mV2
>> flushwindowbuffer
>> DELAY 50
>> PLOT 0,mV2 TO WINDOW(_width),mV2
>> flushwindowbuffer
>> 
>> WEND
>> 
>> CALL PENNORMAL
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> From: Tom Russell <tsrdatatech@...>
>>> Reply-To: <futurebasic@...>
>>> Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 13:04:02 -0400
>>> To: futurebasic <futurebasic@...>
>>> Subject: [FB] Drawing Question
>>> 
>>> I have a chart that I draw now on a window using the MoveTo and LineTo
>>> functions.
>>> 
>>> Now I want to be able to draw a black line from top to bottom that when
>>> using the right/left keys will make it move to the right or left. I have
>>> already done some of this as a test, however when I draw a line for each
>>> keypress it just keeps drawing one to the right or left and leaves the
>>> previous one where it was drawn before and also overwrites the chart
>> behind
>>> it.
>>> 
>>> I need some direction as to what the best way would be to handle doing
>>> something like this. I would assume it may be best to place a new area to
>>> draw over the window and not in it? I also considered placing my code
>> within
>>> the drawing code of the chart to the window but figured that would be
>> super
>>> cpu intensive to do?
>>> 
>>> Any thoughts or ideas would be appreciated.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Tom
>>> 
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