Groups and cloning
chipp at chipp.com
Wed Feb 2 21:54:19 CST 2005
copy btn "myButton" to this card
or something along those lines..?
Jerry Balzano wrote:
> More to the meat of my problem, suppose one wanted to create a 'clone'
> of one of these group members. Some simple mouse interaction like
> clicking on a group member would create a copy of the control, stuck to
> the mouse until the user clicked somewhere to "drop" it. Mouse stuff
> aside, "clone" all by itself doesn't do what I want, because it creates,
> not a new ungrouped control that looks like the clicked-on control, but
> another group member. This makes sense, I suppose, since you are
> "cloning" all of the properties of the control, including its owner. So
> how does one do what I want? Does one have to ungroup and regroup? The
> "owner" property is not directly settable (right?), or I'd just set the
> owner of the new 'cloned' control to the card (instead of the group).
> Seems like this should be simpler than I'm making it ....
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