script works only during debugging
niconiko at gmail.com
Thu May 10 20:01:29 EDT 2012
It seems the problem was related to "send in 0 milliseconds". In
essence, HANDLER 1 before exiting would call HANDLER 2, and then
HANDLER 2 would before exiting do two "send in 0 milliseconds" to
HANDLERS 3 & 4.
During debugging, when I inserted a "wait 50 milliseconds with
messages" at the end of HANDLER 2, the script worked.
So, I then tried it without the "wait" after first replacing the "send
in 0 milliseconds" with explicit calls to HANDLERS 3 & 4 within
HANDLER 2. That worked too.
The LC doc's entry for "send" states:
"If you use the send in time form of the send command--even if you
specify a time of zero seconds--the current handler finishes executing
before the message is sent."
Am I wrong to understand that, in my situation described above, the
"current handler" would be HANDLER 2? And, if there's 2 "send in 0"
statements, in what order do they get triggered?
Very relieved to be done with this problem!
On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 7:13 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> It's on the same card.
> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>> Hmmm... I seem to recall a similar issue. If you are not on the card that
>> contains the "abc" button, then LC will not know about it yet. Try changing
>> your script to refer to the button as button "abc" of card "<thecardname>"
>> and see what happens.
>> On May 10, 2012, at 12:37 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
>> > Peter Haworth <pete at ...> writes:
>> >> Well, there is one thing worse that that - somethig that works in the
>> >> but not in a standalone.
>> > PowerDebug is the only way to debug running standalones interactively.
>> >> I have a situationlike that right now where a simple "send mouseUp to
>> >> button "abc" where the sender is on the same card as button "abc".
>> >> fine in the IDE but fails in a standalone, with the error message "Hint"
>> >> being the button "abc".
>> > Could there be an error in the mouseUp handler in the button? What's the
>> > code number? The button is named "abc" without spaces or quotes? Can you
>> tell if
>> > it's the send command or the mouseUp handler that's at fault?
>> > --
>> > Mark Wieder
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