group name persisting
bobs at twft.com
Thu Jun 23 12:30:01 CDT 2011
Oh hey, there you go. Well then isn't that the solution to the problem? Just set the name of the control referenced in it right after the group is recreated, or do I misunderstand the issue?
It seems to me that having a group that has been ungrouped and then regrouped retain it's name is actually a feature, a blessing that has saved me in the past. I did notice however that back then if you leave the card while the group was ungrouped, then come back and regroup it, the name will NOT be retained. It may not work that way now.
I think they do that so that you can ungroup objects, change something about them, like the order in which they are layered, then regroup them without having to go through the hassle of setting up all the properties of the initial group all over again. Just guessing though.
On Jun 23, 2011, at 9:29 AM, 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
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