numbering backgrounds (was: background owners)

Dave Cragg dcragg at
Wed May 21 11:02:01 CDT 2003

At 9:20 am -0600 21/5/03, Dar Scott wrote:
>On Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at 08:32 AM, Wilhelm Sanke wrote:
>>  However, if you want to refer to a background by number (which, of
>>  course, you need not do)
>>  - do something with background x -
>>  you may end up with a background quite different from what you expected,
>>  because - this is the point -
>>  the *internal* numbering of backgrounds does additionally include all
>>  nested backgrounds.
>Does this mean that Dave's cool script to find unplaced backgrounds
>(top level, in your words) does not work?

Darn. Another Eureka moment destroyed. :)

But thanks for the extra info, Wilhelm. It may keep me out of trouble one day.


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