LC 4.6.3 Gotcha?

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Sat Aug 27 15:25:17 EDT 2011


on mouseUp   do this   do that   go to stack "schedule"   answer the short name of this stack   send foohandler to group xxx end mouseUp	
Will work...


> the script of the button:
> 
> On mouseup
> 	do this
> 	do that
> 	go to stack "schedule"
> 	answer the short name of this stack
> 	fooHandler
> end mouseUp
> 
> The answer command confirms that we have arrived at stack "schedule"
> 
> on stack "schedule" there is a group, with a script:
> 
> on fooHandler
> 	answer "the foo has been handled"
> end fooHandler
> 
> Is the syntax correct?
> 
> Or, am I supposed to write:
> 
> Send "fooHandler" to stack "schedule" 
> 
> or something of that nature?
> 
> Depending on the answer, I might have a followup question.
> 
> 
> Tim
> 
> 
> On Aug 26, 2011, at 10:39 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:
> 
> > My previous message with this subject line was too complicated and hard to understand, so I'm going to re-post it, simplified:
> > 
> > A script that has worked for years has stopped working. I'm not getting an error message. It just partly executes, then stops.
> > 
> > The only reason I can think of is that I recently upgraded from LC 4.5.x to LC 4.6.3 (for the Macintosh).
> > 
> > The essence of the old script:
> > 
> > go to stack "schedule"
> > billingnote2
> > 
> > the "billingnote2" message is supposed to find its handler in the script of a group on stack "schedule" I'm sure the necessary group is present on the card.
> > 
> > As a test, I put this handler in the group script of stack "schedule"
> > 
> > on billingNote2
> > 	answer "this handler is working"
> > end billingNote2
> > 
> > I'm not getting an answer.
> > 
> > I changed the script:
> > go to stack "schedule"
> > send "billingnote2" to stack "schedule"
> > 
> > it started working.
> > 
> > Why did this script stop working? Does it have something to do with the upgrade to 4.6.3?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > 
> > Tim
> 
> 
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