[HELP] anyone have a simple handler to add a control to a group programatically?

Peter Brigham MD pmbrig at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 16:17:58 EDT 2010


On Aug 10, 2010, at 11:13 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 8/10/10 8:47 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>> :-O x 100000000
>>
>> Is it that simple?!!? :-O
>>
>>
>> *GASP*
>>
>> I can code a whole web server in Rev but could not do it! :-D
>>
>> Now, for your amusement, I will tell you what I was doing. I kept a  
>> "Stack"
>> (the datastructure not the file format) with all the long ids of the
>> controls in a group. If I needed to add one control to a group. I'd  
>> ungroup
>> them, then, assemble a string with all the long ids plus the new  
>> control and
>> group them again.
>>
>> I knew it was supposed to be easier than that...
>
> You got a little confused is all. You're supposed to let the  
> *engine* keep the list, not you. :)
>
> But here's what really happened, and you shouldn't blame yourself. I  
> saw your request but there was nothing I could do until I finished  
> my time warp stack a few years from now. Then I went back to the  
> days of MetaCard and told Dr Raney that there would be this crazy  
> Brazillian guy who was going to need to put controls in groups.  
> Raney agreed to add it to the engine, though he did mention that it  
> was a bit of a stretch. Maybe he just wanted to get rid of me.  
> Anyway, fast forward and here we are in a different alternate  
> timeline, but the changeover happened so fast you lagged a bit  
> before you could snap back to us.
>
> It's really simple when you know the story.

see:
http://xkcd.com/338/

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
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