[Etoys] TransformationMorph issue

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Tue Dec 9 22:36:36 EST 2008

At Tue, 9 Dec 2008 11:30:46 +0530,
K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
> On Monday 08 Dec 2008 10:31:47 pm Karl Ramberg wrote:
> > No, because a morph without owner can't be flexed.
> > Morph>>addFlexShell  http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9084
> Morphic transformations are really weird.

  They are.  Ask Scott how weird they are^^;

> A TransformationMorph is a just a "warp-thingy" op that wraps a target morph 
> only during scaling/rotation. What one manipulates on the screen is then no 
> longer the target morph but its flex shell wrapper. Translations are handled 
> by a morph directly but Scale and Rotate ops are handled by the flex shell. 
> So you can't scale or rotate a new morph before it is "opened" :-)
> Does anyone know if this has been fixed in Lively?

  I think so.

-- Yoshiki

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