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Re: Pixpat problems
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- Subject: Re: Pixpat problems
- From: email@example.com (Mike Engber)
- Date: Wed, 6 May 92 18:35:55 CDT
PixPats have to be gotten with GetPixPat not GetResource. See IM V.
Also note that every call to GetPixPat makes a brand new PixPat. So you
don't want to be calling it a bunch of times to get the same PixPat.
PixPat's have many pitfalls. I discovered a lot of QuickDraw bugs in
the process of writing the with-back-pix-pat macro which is in
oodles-of-utils. If you are planning to save the current state -
install your pixpat - and then restore the state - you should
definitely consider using (or at least reading the source to) my
macro. It doesn't rely on other oou code - so it can easily be spliced