referring to object names stored in variables

Peter M. Brigham, MD pmbrig at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 10:10:09 EDT 2011


On Aug 14, 2011, at 8:51 AM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> Thomas,
> 
> Try this:
> 
> put "blabla" after line (word 2 of the L_Line of field 1) of field 1
> 
> --
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> 
> Mark Schonewille
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> On 14 aug 2011, at 14:28, Thomas Bähler wrote:
> 
>> Hi all
>> Grrr, I did that before but can't find the solution anymore.
>> 
>> I have a textfield with several lines. When I click that field, I store the reference of the selectedLine in a custom variable. Later I want to put text after that specific line. But I don't get there.
>> 
>> I click in line 1 of field 1 and store the selectedLine in the custom property  the L_Line of field 1
>> when I try: put the L_Line of field 1     I get:  "line 1 of field 1"
>> when I try: put the value(the L_Line of field 1)      I get the content of that line
>> when I try: put "blablabla" after (the L_Line of field 1)      I get a compilation error (Chunk: bad destination)
>> 
>> Thanks for help!
>> 
>> Thomas

Another way of doing it: store just the line number. "The L_Line of field 1" is already specific to field 1, so it doesn't have to contain "line 1 of field 1" -- it could just contain "1". Then
   line (the L_Line of field 1) of field 1
gives you the content of the line.

-- Peter

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