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Overlapping objects

May 5, 2009 | 7:44 pm

is there a way of overlapping objects so you can view both at once

for example a waveform object with a function object on top of it, to accurately envelope a sample?


May 5, 2009 | 8:10 pm

Open the [function] inspector and set the background colour alpha value to 0 so it will become transparent. You might also want to look at using [thispatcher] scripting for example "script bringtofront " to change which object is on top.

lh



MIB
May 5, 2009 | 8:23 pm

along with the "alpha" method mentioned before, also have a look at the "ignorclick" message. This way you can access one or the other object while they overlap…


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