Data Grids Stop Working

Josh Mellicker josh at
Wed Nov 24 00:43:48 EST 2010

Could this have something to do with the template stack being changed or deleted?

On Nov 23, 2010, at 9:04 PM, Paul Looney <support at> wrote:

> Many times, on many stacks, data grids have simply stopped working - without any warning or error.
> The line of code they fail to execute is this, or similar:
>   set the dgText of grp "Data Grid" to vTheList
> The code may have worked for months before is fails.
> The only solution I've found is to delete the existing grids and replace them with new ones. Doing so, without any code changes, fixes the problem.
> I don't have a recipe. But, so far, the problem has only come up while working in the IDE.
> It has appeared on different computers (all Mac), with different OSes (OS X 10.4.11 through OS X 10.6.4) and assorted versions of Rev/Livecode (4.0 through 4.5.1).
> Advice/suggestions appreciated.
> Paul Looney
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