data grid error - Error description: Chunk: can't find background

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Jun 28 01:52:55 EDT 2012


On 6/27/12 2:33 PM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:

> Spaces are *evil*
>
> No spaces in names.
>
> Ever.
>
> For any reason.

I used to feel the same way until a few years ago when someone mentioned 
that he always named his numbered controls with a space before the 
number. That allows easy identification of the numeral which is handy 
when looping through controls in a repeat loop. I.e.:

repeat with x = 1 to 10
   set the textstyle of fld ("Field" && x)  to "plain"
end repeat

Now I use spaces if I need numbered control names.

Spaces don't hurt anything if the name is quoted -- and of course, all 
literals should always be quoted anyway. The parser may not always be as 
forgiving as it is now, and quoted literals execute marginally faster too.

-- 
Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com




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