Heirarchy and where the mouseUp signal is detected.

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed May 15 14:53:26 CDT 2013


On 05/15/2013 10:33 PM, Randy Hengst wrote:

Because my "wee stack" was a story, and what I have is my Devawriter Pro 
program where each card has about 50 buttons; and, being a lazy slob,
I have no great urge to go through the script of each and every button 
on some 15 cards putting in 1 line of code if I can circumvent that by
putting it in the cardScript.

> Hi Richmond,
>
> How about putting all this in the card script? And put nothing in the button.
>
> on kindOfAnimal
>       if fld "FF" contains "dog" then
>             put "cat" into fld "FF"
>       else
>             put "dog" into fld "FF"
>          end if
> end kindOfAnimal
>
>
> on colorOfText
>       if the textColor of fld "FF" is "green" then
>          set the textColor of fld "FF" to "red"
>     else
>          set the textColor of fld "FF" to "green"
>       end if
> end colorOfText
>
> on mouseUp
>     kindOfAnimal
>     colorOfText
> end mouseUp

That would work for this specific example.

> be well,

trying :)

> randy
> -----
> On May 15, 2013, at 2:19 PM, Richmond wrote:
>
>> The reasons for this are probably fairly basic.
>>
>> I have a wee stack that contains a fld "FF" containing the text "dog",
>>
>> and a button "Button" containing this script:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    if fld "FF" contains "dog" then
>>       put "cat" into fld "FF"
>>    else
>>       put "dog" into fld "FF"
>>       end if
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> [sophisticated stuff it ain't]
>>
>> and the single card contains this script:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    if the textColor of fld "FF" is "green" then
>>    set the textColor of fld "FF" to "red"
>> else
>>    set the textColor of fld "FF" to "green"
>>    end if
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> Now, split me, but I thought that if I clicked anywhere on the card the cardScript would fire, including on the button,
>>
>> BUT, deuced inconvenient, clicking on the button only fires the buttonScript, and clicking anywhere on the card, outwith the button fires the cardScript.
>>
>> and I was hoping that a buttonClick would fire both the cardScript and the buttonScript.
>>
>> Does anybody know how to effect this?
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
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