sending arrays to objects
dave at looktowindward.com
Wed Nov 22 04:25:43 EST 2006
I do this a lot. The way I worked around the problem was to pass a
string containing the address of a cp (usually in the stack or card)
which contains the array.
Works quite well and is faster then sending the whole array. On the
down side it's a bit clumbersome to use.
All the Best
On 19 Nov 2006, at 13:21, Mark Smith wrote:
> I'm building yet another table object, and I want to pass data to
> it in the form of an array, like so:
> send "importArray tArray" to group "tableObject"
> The script of the "tableObject" group has:
> on importArray tArray
> put tArray into sData -- sData is a script local variable
> end importArray
> This fails, though without an actual error - the sData variable
> remains empty.
> I tried using a dummy setProp handler:
> setProp tableData tArray
> put tArray into sData
> end tableData
> but this fails also (I didn't really expect it to work).
> Of course, I could just set a customPropertySet of the tableObject,
> but I was intending to do some checking of the data before
> accepting it and placing it in the sData variable. Actually, I
> suppose I could set a customPropertySet and then send a separate
> message to the table object that would cause it to check the
> customPropertySet...so I guess I've answered my own question!
> Still, has anyone come up against this before, and found a neat way
> to do it?
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