group name persisting

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Jun 23 12:29:30 CDT 2011

J. Landman Gay  wrote:
> On 6/23/11 11:11 AM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> What would be nice is if things like creating a group returned useful
>> information in the result, such as the ID of any object created. I
>> should post that as a feature enhancement.
> You mean, besides what is returned in the "it" variable?
> create group "testGroup"
> put it

Oddly enough, it works with the "create" command, but not with the 
"group" command:

Logged here, along with "create folder" which also doesn't return the 
path to the newly-created folder in "it":

Commands that create objects should put the resulting object's long ID 
in "it"

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