SubScene => Node.localToWindow() ?

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Tue Jul 8 12:36:28 UTC 2014

Hi Eric,

This seems like a reasonable request to me. Please file a new JIRA 
(Tweak) with component=SceneGraph and we (Martin) can take a look.

-- Kevin

Eric Le Ponner wrote:
> Folks,
> I started playing with SubScene a few days ago.
> And I realized that I could not use Node.localToScene() as I did before.
> When there is no SubScene in the scene graph, Node.localToScene() is
> basically a way to convert local coordinates to window coordinates (because
> Scene and Window can be considered as one entity).
> When there are SubScene's, then Node.localToScene() convert local
> coordinates to coordinates *relative to the closest enclosing SubScene*.
> These coordinates are not relative to the window anymore. To get window 
> coordinates, you need to call Node.localToScene() up to the root Scene.
> This computation could be performed by FX and named Node.localToWindow() 
> for instance. With SubScene now in the picture, this seems pretty consistent 
> with existing FX design.
> Any opinion ?
> Eric

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