[plt-scheme] drag & drop in MrEd

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Mon Jun 6 09:34:09 EDT 2005

At Mon, 6 Jun 2005 09:11:05 -0400, Doug Orleans wrote:
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> Robby Findler writes:
>  > If you're talking about using the "metaphor" of drag-n-drop in
>  > your own app, but not really doing what the built-in one does,
> Yeah-- for example, a chess game: to make a move, you could click on a
> piece, then click on a square, but it would be nicer to be able to
> drag the piece to the target square (and it would snap back if it's an
> illegal move).
>  > there is some support, but mostly just in the form of a pasteboard%
>  > -- I don't think that you can drag snips across windows, but there
>  > may be support for it that I haven't run across yet.
> Can you drag snips from one pasteboard to another?  Do both
> pasteboards have to be embedded in another pasteboard?

You can only drag snips inside a single pasteboard, but it would work
well for a chess game, I believe.


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