Indirect Chunk References

Jim Carwardine JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com
Fri Jan 7 20:53:29 EST 2005


Thanks Jacque.  I forgot about the value of... There is a situation where I
do pass an empty parameter.  My handler works fine now... Jim

on 1/7/05 2:49 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 1/7/05 8:32 AM, Jim Carwardine wrote:
> 
>> Hi Folks... Maybe I'm looking at this app too long.  I do this kind of code
>> all the time and I can't figure out what I doing wrong.  I'm having trouble
>> with referencing a chunk.  I keep getting the actual chunk expression in my
>> stack label, not the selected line it's supposed to reference.  Here's my
>> handler...
>> 
>> theEvent contains the selectedLine from a field
>> 
>> on eventManager theEvent
>>   lock screen
>>   put " of stack " & quote & "OYF TNT Time View" & quote after theEvent
>>   go to stack "Event Manager"
>>   if theEvent is empty then
>>     set the label of this stack to "New Event"
>>   else set the label of this stack to theEvent
>> end eventManager
>> 
>> Can someone straighten me out?  Thanks...
> 
> You'll need "the value of the selectedline" or else the selectedtext.
> Also, in the above script, "theEvent" will never be empty, since the
> script concatenates extra text to the parameter before checking its value.

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