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Drag and drop issues

#1 Post by webrv » Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:30 pm

Good day,

Having problems in a game made with this engine where one is supposed to be able to drag&drop objects on a 'party management screen', however nothing is happening.
Tried clicking areas around the object as well, to see if not a full screen/windowed resolution type issue.
The objects remain static, yet it seems to work fine for others.
Other functions like buttons work fine.

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http://steamcommunity.com/app/257970/di ... 650208355/

Can you please advise what you need from me or the developer to atempt resolving the issue? pc stats? error logs? there were none, as it wasn't a crash.

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Drag and drop issues

#2 Post by PyTom » Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:50 pm

I'm somewhat skeptical this is an engine bug. I'd need a replication to even start to deal with it.
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Re: Drag and drop issues

#3 Post by jack_norton » Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:58 am

Well the code is identical everywhere, and he is the ONLY ONE in 2 years having this bug... So I am not sure what could be! :(
Maybe is not an engine bug but some particular HW configuration he has ?
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Re: Drag and drop issues

#4 Post by webrv » Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:10 pm

Well, i'm the one stranded and unable to enjoy the product. Please tell me how I can help. Willing to let you do a teamview/ammy session if that can help 'duplicate' the issue for you. This way you can get to experience it firsthand.
Naturally you'd need contact via pm or so as i'm not going to post the Id/pass to public..

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#5 Post by jack_norton » Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:55 pm

I suspect the problem might be the touchpad, try pluggin in a mouse in a USB port and try again?
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Re: Drag and drop issues

#6 Post by webrv » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:43 am

don't like touchpads, never did. they are a bit of a hygene risk too. Still using the same usb mouse i've done past 4years. Still works too.

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Re: Drag and drop issues

#7 Post by xela » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:29 am

Sounds like drover/hardware issues... did you by any chance try using pad to drag?
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Re: Drag and drop issues

#8 Post by webrv » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:41 am

Have done yes, does not work for the game, works fine when draggin icons on the desktop to other locations.. or when needing to do say trades with steam (it requires draggin items). snipping tool works to drag windows around things to capture. Works everywhere, just not on the application in question.
also tried and older 10year old usb mouse. Think those drivers are ok.

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Re: Drag and drop issues

#9 Post by xela » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:52 am

One of the weirdest errors I've ever heard of...

Try crazy stuff... like running the game in Windows XP mode or at the very least, try running any other game/project using drag and drop in Ren'Py. You can download a Ren'Py and there will be an option to try it out in the tutorial. If you try that and it doesn't work, you know it's the hardware or engine. If is does work, it's some freaky game thing...
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Re: Drag and drop issues

#10 Post by webrv » Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:16 am

Thank you, any suggestions as to which such applications qualify - ie. on that has such feature?
xp mode had no effect. also tried the demo of amazon princess. same issue.

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Re: Drag and drop issues

#11 Post by xela » Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:40 am

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/435 ... .0-all.zip

See if you can move the square in the middle of the screen around..
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Re: Drag and drop issues

#12 Post by webrv » Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:00 pm

did same tests, window, full screen; compatibility mode.
cannot move the square :(
righclick opens save menu.

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Re: Drag and drop issues

#13 Post by xela » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:52 pm

webrv wrote:did same tests, window, full screen; compatibility mode.
cannot move the square :(
righclick opens save menu.
That was to be expected. It's your hardware or drivers or some other OS thing and that makes it almost impossible to figure out remotely...
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#14 Post by jack_norton » Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:24 pm

Now that I think about it, I believe some other user had this issue (but is again like 1 out of 1000) and I *think* he fixed it updating some drivers. Not sure though, is really rare and mysterious :(
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#15 Post by xela » Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:36 pm

If I were determined to fix it, mouse drivers would be the first thing I tried, both for the pad and the mouse.
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