Naming Custom Properties
mdswindell at cruzio.com
Fri Apr 16 17:36:53 EDT 2010
I always use gGlobalVar, vLocalVar, and cpCustomProp just so I know what's what. With these prefixes I never seem to have any conflict.
On Apr 16, 2010, at 2:19 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
> In naming custom props and vars, I try to avoid anything that might 'look'
> like any function or command name, not starting with a number, and using
> underscore or dash instead of spaces.
> However array key names ( myArray["text"] ) seem to be able to work against
> some of these rules (as long as quotes are used).
> On 16 April 2010 10:24, Gregory Lypny <GREGORY.LYPNY at videotron.ca> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I vaguely, very vaguely, recall that a custom property should have a name
>> that is different from the variable to which it is being set. So, for
>> example, if myArray is the variable, then
>> set the myPropArray of this stack to myArray
>> is fine, but
>> set the myArray of this stack to myArray
>> does not set anything apparently. I waisted a big chunk (no xTalk pun
>> intended) of time rediscovering that, and I'd just like to confirm that that
>> is the case. I'm also wondering whether anyone can point me to where this
>> convention is discussed in the Users Guide or built-in dictionary.
> Stephen Barncard
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