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Drag rectangle(s) with mouse

Calling Sequence




4 4xn matrix containing the initial rectangles definition. Each column contains [x_left; y_top; width; height]. If only one rectangle is present the initial_rect may also be a vector.


a rectangle defined by [x_left, y_top, width, height]


an integer, the number of the mouse button clicked


dragrect drags one or more rectangles anywhere on the screen. The 4xn matrix rect defines the rectangles. Each column of initial_rect must contain the initial rectangle position as [left;top;width;height] values. When a button is clicked dragrect returns the final rectangles definition in final_Rect.



See Also

  • xrect — draw a rectangle
  • xrects — draw or fill a set of rectangles
  • xclick — Wait for a mouse click.
  • xgetmouse — get the mouse events and current position
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