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Queries current position of the drop area.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DragDrop 4.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "DragDrop.GetTop"; droparea; swap )   More


Parameter Description Example
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. Use functions like DragDrop.CreateWithControl to create a drop area. $dropHandle
swap Whether to swap y coordinate. By default we swap them. Pass 0 to disable or 1 to swap. 1


Returns y coordinate or error.


Queries current position of the drop area.
As Cocoa framework uses zero for the bottom coordinate, we have to swap for the normal topdown coordinates to be used.


"Query current positon:"

Set Variable [ $x ; Value: MBS( "DragDrop.GetLeft"; $$dropview ) ]
Set Variable [ $y ; Value: MBS( "DragDrop.GetTop"; $$dropview ) ]
Show Custom Dialog [ "Current position" ; $x & " x " & $y ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th December 2020

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