what is the method you use to save a specific field reference in a variable or custom property?

Dick Kriesel dick.kriesel at mail.com
Tue Sep 12 22:32:03 EDT 2006

On 9/12/06 7:04 PM, "Ken Ray" <kray at sonsothunder.com> wrote:

> I don't think
> there's a downside to always using "do" when you have a long ID as a
> reference, other than that it takes slightly longer to process because it
> needs to interpret it on the fly (which really only shows itself when you
> have it in a loop).

Long IDs of objects can break when owners change, so the "do" could fail.
So could other techniques that rely on the long id.

Some time ago some folks talked about using a rugged id, that's insensitive
to changes in the group hierarchy.  If you'd like to see a resulting getprop
uRuggedID, let me know.

-- Dick

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