devin_asay at byu.edu
Thu Jun 17 09:43:49 EDT 2010
On Jun 17, 2010, at 7:22 AM, Simon Lord wrote:
> In flash there was the notion of asking for the name of _parent to get
> the ID or name of the container movieClip. I have a scenario where I
> would like to poll a button within a group to tell me which group it's
> The long way would be to get the long name of target, filter it for a
> string, get the first name in quotes to the right of it etc etc.
> But I'm hoping there is something quicker.
> on mouseDown
> put the short name of parent
> end mouseDown
We have a tool to do that; it's just a difference in terminology:
put the owner of <object>
This will return the name of the group if it's a grouped control, or the name of the card if it's not a grouped control.
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