Groups and cloning
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Feb 2 22:42:14 CST 2005
On 2/2/05 7:06 PM, 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?
Use the "copy" command instead:
copy btn 1 to this cd
Makes a copy of button 1 on the card layer rather than inside the group.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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