Groups and cloning
gjbalzano at popmail.ucsd.edu
Thu Feb 3 12:40:16 CST 2005
Thanks, Chipp & Jacque, that worked. Since this difference between
"copy" and "clone" might be missed by someone else (and also just for
fun), I added a "web note" to the "copy" command (hmmm, maybe I should
have added it to "clone" instead), and — perhaps I shouldn't be amazed
by this — that worked just fine too! (i.e. I can download/read my web
note when I'm on a different computer).
On Feb 2, 2005, at 8:42 PM, J. Landman Gay 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
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> How about
> copy btn "myButton" to this card
> or something along those lines..?
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