[Q] Making a button immune to mouse clicks

Martin Drautzburg martin.drautzburg at web.de
Sat Apr 13 20:07:13 UTC 2002

I want to embed a SimpleButton in a larger RectangleMorph. If I add
the Button as submorph to the Rectangle, the Button is always on
top. #goBehind does not seem to change this.

Thus the Button responds to mouse events. I want the Button to be
"dead" though, i.e. I want to be able to drag the twosome from the

I could turn things around and add the rectangle to a Button.

I could subclass the Button and let handlesMouseDown: return false.

What other options do I have ? 

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