Cant set field property from Multi-line Msg Box

Klaus on-rev klaus at major.on-rev.com
Mon Oct 4 11:35:16 CDT 2010


Hi Joe,

Am 03.10.2010 um 01:07 schrieb Joe Lewis Wilkins:

> I should have done this originally; To clarify:
> 
> This one works:
> 
> repeat with k = 15 to 69
>   repeat with i = 1 to the number of flds on cd k
>       set the DontWrap of fld i of cd k to true
>   end repeat
> end repeat
> beep
> 
> This one doesn't:
> 
> repeat with k = 15 to 69
>   repeat with i = 1 to the number of flds on cd k
>       set the TabOnReturn of fld i of cd k to true
>   end repeat
> end repeat
> beep

This does work! But you did not exspect how it worked!
Check all these fields and you will find their custom property named "TabOnReturn" is set to true! :-D

You might want to set the "autotab" in your loop ;-)
A fact that Richard already mentioned below.

> Joe Lewis Wilkins
> 
> 
> On Oct 2, 2010, at 3:20 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
> 
>> 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:
>>>> 
>>>>> ...
>>>> 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
>>>> LiveCode training and consulting: http://www.fourthworld.com
>>>> Webzine for LiveCode developers: http://www.LiveCodeJournal.com
>>>> LiveCode Journal blog: http://LiveCodejournal.com/blog.irv

Best

Klaus

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