Storing an Array as a Custom Property
Joe Lewis Wilkins
pepetoo at cox.net
Sat Oct 2 18:27:50 EDT 2010
I didn't use spaces, but it is shown with spaces in the Inspector, which is why I told Richard that some of the names are "iffy". I did it the correct way and it doesn't work as I said it doesn't.
Joe Lewis Wilkins
On Oct 2, 2010, at 3:20 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
> there are no property names with spaces.
> 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
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