selectedObjects

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Thu May 30 11:38:37 CDT 2013


Thanks Mark, that does indeed fix the problem.

Pete
lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>


On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Mark Schonewille <
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:

> Hi Peter,
>
> Apparently, the selectedObjects are parsed as objects rather than a
> string. The solution is to put parentheses around the selectedObjects. This
> parses it as a string.
>
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> On 5/30/2013 18:20, Peter Haworth wrote:
>
>> I guess it's my week for running into LC oddities, here's the latest.
>>
>> Open any stack and select 1 or more controls on it.
>>
>> In the message box:
>>
>> put the selectedObjects
>>
>> You'll see the long ids of the controls you selected, one per line.  So
>> far
>> so good.  Now in the message box :
>>
>> put the number of lines in the selectedObjects
>>
>> You'll get zero no matter how many controls are selected.
>>
>> I can get round this in a script by putting the selectedObjects into a
>> variable, then the number of lines in the variable returns the correct
>> result.
>>
>> Is this a bug or just some strange side effect of how the selectedObjects
>> is implemented?
>>
>> Pete
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