Standalone won't run

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Tue Jun 26 18:46:58 CDT 2012


You can do that now I believe. There are templates for every object.
 There's a keyword for each named "Templatexxx" where xxx is the type of
object - card, button, field, etc. See the dictionary for details.

Pete
lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>



On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 4:36 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:

> I was actually thinking it could be even more granular in that you could
> have any number of "template" objects for different things. Let's say you
> wanted labels to be one font and size and style, but the editable fields to
> be another, and buttons to be yet another. Wouldn't it be cool if you could
> change the properties of a "template" object for each, and everything that
> was "owned" by that object that didn't have it's property set explicitly
> would inherit it's properties from it's "owner"? You could change the look
> and feel of an entire application with a few script commands. As is,
> everything including buttons would change when the parent changed, unless
> explicitly set. Just a pipe dream tho'.
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Jun 26, 2012, at 4:10 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>
> > That is what happens. An object's properties are inherited from it's
> owner
> > unless  you specify a different value either in the inspector or by
> script.
> > Controls are owned by a group or a card, a card is owned by a stack and a
> > stack is owned by its main stack.
> >
> > Assuming I'm not totally offbase, that's why I think I could just change
> > the font of the main stack and not bother going through every control on
> > every card.  Busy testing that out right now.
> >
> > I believe it's also possible to use profiles to do this but I haven't got
> > round to figuring profiles out yet.
> >
> > Pete
> > lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
> >
> >> What is really needed is to be able to set the owner of an object, as in
> >> set the owner of this field to field "tplDataEntryField" of card
> >> "defaults". That way you could set the textfont of one object and have
> all
> >> the other objects that have it as an owner change. This could be the
> basis
> >> of a kind of OOP hierarchy.
> >>
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