Field will not allow tab insertion?

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at
Tue May 14 01:35:01 EDT 2002

At 7:20 PM -0700 5/13/2002, Sivakatirswami wrote:
>I have a card with two fields, each of which has tab stops set. But, one
>field allows me to insert tabs (hitting  tab moves data to the right by one
>tab stop.
>But, the other field, which as far as I can tell, has exactly the same
>properties...will not allow insertion of a tab... it always moves to fld
>number 2... according to the docs it should allow tab insertion.

Is the second field by any chance in a group whose tabGroupBehavior is set
to true?

>secondary question. How can you get all the properties of an object and
>their values? I tried "put the properties of fld "tText" but didn't get
>anything. I was wanting to list all possible attributes of both fields to
>see  what the difference could be that was preventing tab insertion.

The properties is an array, so just "put the properties" will give you
empty. One way is to combine the array:

  get the properties of field "Whatever"
  combine it using return and colon
  sort it
  put it

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