Using the GetDataOfLine function out of the message path?

dunbarx at aol.com dunbarx at aol.com
Thu Dec 8 08:41:32 CST 2011


Hi.

Why not just:

on mouseUp
get the dgDataOfLine[2] of grp "yourDG"
combine it with return and tab
answer it
end mouseUp

Craig Newman

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-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com>
To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Thu, Dec 8, 2011 4:36 am
Subject: Re: Using the GetDataOfLine function out of the message path?


try either send or dispatch for this.
dispatch "messageyouwantsenttodatagrid" to group "your datagrid"
or send, or call which is a synonym.

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 5:10 AM, Michael Doub <mike at doub.com> wrote:

> What do you have in the button that will give you a handle as to which row
> you are looking for?   Are you always looking for the row in a curtain
> position?
>
> -= Mike
>
>
>
> On 2011-12-08, at 12:27 AM, Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab) wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > The LiveCode_Data_Grid.pdf manual states:
> >  “You need to keep in mind that GetDataOfLine (and GetDataOfIndex) is a
> function defined for a Data Grid. That means that the Data Grid group MUST
> be in the message path. If the Data Grid group is not in the message path
> you would need to use the call command.”
> > Would anyone out there be able to provide an example of this? I need to
> be able to get the data from a line in a Data Grid form when clicking on a
> button that is not part of the Data Grid...
> >
> > I know how to get the data when the Data Grid group is in the path as
> follows:
> >
> >
> >  on mouseUp
> >     put the dgHilitedLines of me into theLine
> >     put GetDataOfLine(theLine,"FilePath") into thePic
> >     launch document thePic
> >  end mouseUp
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > - Boo
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