Aborting a script
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Nov 30 06:09:29 CST 2004
Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
> On Nov 25, 2004, at 11:56 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Kaveh Bazargan wrote:
>>> At 10:09 am -0600 25/11/04, Ken Ray wrote:
>>>> However if you have something like this:
>>>> on mouseUp
>>>> answer "Hey there!"
>>>> end repeat
>>>> end mouseUp
>>>> you might as well force-quit. ;-)
>>> I think what I have is closer to this, and force quit is the only
>>> But you know, in HyperCard I think that command-. stopped the
>>> program, even
>>> if a dialog box was showing. There should be a way out, other than force
>> Same with SC. While it may not be desirable to have that behavior for
>> all apps you build with Rev (can you imagine a user shutting down
>> program execution by just typing Cmd-. in any other app? Ewwww), it
>> might be nice to have a global propery which governs this, perhaps one
>> which is set to true in development mode by default false by default
>> at runtime.
>> If you post it to Bugzilla I'd vote for it.
> There is already such a property. Look up "cantAbort" in the
The cantAbort property governs whether an interrupt will generate an
What's needed here is the ability to cancel an Answer dialog with Cmd-.
I don't think cantAbort currently affects that behavior, does it?
Fourth World Media Corporation
Developer of WebMerge: Publish any database on any Web site
Ambassador at FourthWorld.com http://www.FourthWorld.com
More information about the use-livecode