A cleaner Morphic for 3.5 (was: Re: Re-doing Morphic (Was:Re:Traits prototype image ))

Bob Arning arning at charm.net
Wed Feb 12 11:32:34 UTC 2003


On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 14:22:16 +1300 (NZDT) "Richard A. O'Keefe" <ok at cs.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
>Gosh.  It turns out that if you hold down the shift key while
>clicking on the eyedropper halo handle, you get a _different_
>set of options, where you can change a whole lot of things:
>rounded corners, sticky, lock, colour, border colour, border
>style, border width, gradient fill, drop shadow colour.
>If it had ever occurred to me to try shift-clicking on halo handles,
>I might have discovered this ages ago.

FWIW #1:

There is a preference, #propertySheetFromHalo, that makes this the default. I'm not sure why that isn't enabled by default.

>Mind you, this is linked up with the #modalColorPickers preference,
>which really wants to be false for this kind of "pick up any colour
>anywhere" use, and I had it set to true.  In that case, clicking outside
>the palette doesn't work so well.

FWIW #2:

You can pick colors outside the palette fairly easily - just mouse down inside the palette and drag the mouse outside.


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