Challenge: how to set the text of a field

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Fri Mar 29 12:51:21 EDT 2013

On 3/29/13 4:08 AM, David Bovill wrote:
> OK - a very basic challenge for all you LIveCode wizz kids out there :) How
> do you set the text of a field. The twist is you need to do it for a group
> which has been placed on multiple card, so there is the text on card 1 and
> this is different from the text on card 2. The difficulty is that you want
> to use a behavior of a group, so that you can refer to the text of the
> "Title" field (there are two fields in the group - one called "Title" and
> one called "Body").
> The problem is based on the fact that while you can get "the text of fld
> "Title" of card 2" - the title_Text of group "Title" of card 2 does not
> work - it returns the text of the "Title" field of the current card. So how
> do you do this?

get the text of fld "title" of cd <integer> of me

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