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dunbarx at aol.com
Sun Jan 27 23:15:14 EST 2013
I tested this. It seems "exit top" is valid in LC, a shorthand for the standard "exit to top. It works the same, and throws no error.
So this is not Pete's problem
From: Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo at cox.net>
To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Subject: Re: Synchronicity
Pete, you didn't get the point. I said you have to use "exit TO top"; not "exit
top". At least that is what I meant; not that I know it will solve your problem.
On Jan 27, 2013, at 6:17 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
> I did try exit top early on but it's quite possible that there were other
> things wrong at that point so I'll give it another try.
> What perhaps didn't come through in the first post is, when using the
> custom property method, if I step through the code of the Cancel button, I
> see the cprop being set. Continuing to step through, I get to the if
> statement that checks the custom property and it does not see that the
> cprop was set. Weird.
> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 6:05 PM, Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo at cox.net> wrote:
>> Could it be as simple as the fact that you should use "exit to top", since
>> I don't think what you''ve used actually does anything?
>> Let me know.
>> Joe Wilkins
>> On Jan 27, 2013, at 5:48 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>>> At various points throughout the processing, I check if the group is
>>> visible and if so, I exit all the way out of the process - tried exit top
>>> and cascading exits up the handler chain. Didn't work. Also, when I try
>>> to check this out by stepping though with debug, the group is still
>>> on the screen long after the hide command has been issued.
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