[Newbies] Moving an object inside another object with respective to cursor position

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Nov 18 15:49:00 UTC 2006

On Nov 18, 2006, at 2:54 , mnrao wrote:

> hi all,
>        I have created an rectangle morph and a small ellipse morph.  
> I want
> to place the ellipse in the rectangle and move the small ellipse 
> (circle) in
> the direction of the mouse pointer. I want the small ellipse does  
> not come
> out of the rectangle but small ellipse should be moving with  
> respect to
> direction of the mouse just as movingeyemorph making the ellipse  
> stay at one
> place move with in the direction of mouse .can anyone help me make  
> this
> happen

You can access the x and y of the mouse pointer in the world's  
viewer. You have access to the x and y and width and height of the  
rectangle, as well as to the width and height of the ellipse. You can  
move the ellipse by setting its x and y. Other than that, it's just  
some math.

- Bert -

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