Storing an Array as a Custom Property

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sat Oct 2 17:20:17 CDT 2010


there are no  property names with spaces.

sqb

On 2 October 2010 17:10, Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo at cox.net> wrote:

> Sorry, but I  said "TAB on Return", which IS a field property.
>
> Joe Wilkins
>
> On Oct 2, 2010, at 2:56 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>
> > Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
> >
> > > While we're talking about bugs, I found that you cannot change
> > > the field property "TAB on Return" from the multi line msg box.
> >
> > That's because there is no property called "Tab in Return".
> >
> > By default, the Rev Property Inspector hides the "English-like" names
> used in the language and instead shows what is presumably an
> "Even-More-English-Like" label.  The problem is that there is then no direct
> way to know the name of the property you're setting.
> >
> > In this case the actual property name is "autoTab".
> >
> >
> > The first thing I tell my clients to do when they begin learning Rev is:
> >
> > 1. Go to Preferences
> > 2. In the section with the heading "Property labels are:", click the
> >   option labeled "Name of LiveTalk Property".
> >
> > Once that's done the Inspector provides reinforcement of the tokens
> you'll have to learn for scripting anyway.
> >
> > And without that, as you've found it just raises the learning curve.
> >
> > --
> > Richard Gaskin
> > Fourth World
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