Alternative to TokenMouseEnter

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Posted 7 years ago by Kasper
Version: 12.1.0561
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Hi guys,

In SyntaxEditor for WinForms, I use the TokenMouseEnter and TokenMouseLeave events to change the mouse cursor if it's currently over a specific type of token. I don't see events like that for the WPF version, so I wonder what's the best way of accomplishing the same is? I was thinking of just using the MouseMove event, but I fear that it will be to intensive to pull out the current token each time this event is fired? How did you accomplish this in the WinForms version? Please advice :)

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Answer - Posted 7 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Kasper,

In WPF, you'd probably just handle MouseMove as you thought and call the hit test features of SyntaxEditor.  In WinForms we used to cache the token that the hit testing found.  If it changed in one of the mouse moves, we'd raise the appropriate TokenMouseEnter/TokenMouseLeave events.


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