getting size of a 'remote' lcd object


    Sep 02 2006 | 3:35 pm
    I'm using 'typedmess' to send messages to an lcd. Is there a way to have informations about the linked object ? In this case, it'll be an lcd, so may i know its size ? Yes, i could send it the correct message, grab the result out of it and send it back to my object, but i'll be happy to find something more handy...
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    f.e
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    • Sep 03 2006 | 10:48 am
      here's a snippet from my posit object, from the function which gives you object boxe coords a.o. the box-coordinates are part of the box-struct of the object, namely the b_rect fields as shown below.
      since you already have an object-type pointer to the lcd-object you need to get the box-pointer out of it (which you also have i believe) and then it's simple:
      t_box *b; myboxrect[0] = b->b_rect.left; myboxrect[1] = b->b_rect.top; myboxrect[2] = b->b_rect.right; myboxrect[3] = b->b_rect.bottom;
      hth
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      > I'm using 'typedmess' to send messages to an lcd. Is there a way to > have informations about the linked object ? In this case, it'll be > an lcd, so may i know its size ? Yes, i could send it the correct > message, grab the result out of it and send it back to my object, > but i'll be happy to find something more handy...