Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at
Mon Nov 25 21:15:12 CET 2013

I agree with Marty. Try “start editing group” before doing your paste. I believe you can even lock the screen before doing this if desired.


Chris Sheffield
Read Naturally, Inc.

On Nov 25, 2013, at 1:04 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at> wrote:

> A while back, there was a discussion on how to store an control definition
> in a custom property and create the control from the custom property by
> copying and pasting the control into and out of the custom property.
> I have all that working fine but I need the pasted control to end up in a
> group and the paste command doesn't have an option to paste into a group (
> that might be a nice enhancement).  Currently I paste the control onto the
> card, copy it into the group then delete the pasted control.  That works OK
> but wondering if there's a more direct way to do it.
> Pete
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