[PD] two sliders on top of each other (XY-Controller)?

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Thu May 12 14:42:15 CEST 2022

On Thu, 2022-05-12 at 14:07 +0200, Christof Ressi wrote:
> > but more interestingly it is the lower
> > of the two slider that receives the mouse clicks while the upper is
> > visible. Is this intentional?
> This is a fundamental issue with Pd's GUI. The first matching object
> in 
> the list receives the event. Since objects are drawn in ascending
> order, 
> the backmost object will receive the event. I find this very
> annoying, 

I've learned to appreciate it as a feature. It's counter-intuitive,
because one would expect that what is seen can be manipulated. I see
that aspect. But on the other hand, the current behavior allows for a
lot of neat tricks to create fancy GUI widgets. 

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