Standalone won't run

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Wed Jun 27 10:16:36 CDT 2012


Only works for new objects though. Not existing ones. 

Bob


On Jun 26, 2012, at 4:46 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:

> 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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