Marty Knapp martyknappster at
Mon Nov 25 18:08:58 EST 2013

It makes me a little nervous too! I wrap my paste code into a try/catch 
statement so that if anything goes wrong, I can exit the edit group mode 
so my users are left in limbo. I haven't had a problem yet but I wish 
there was a way around this.

Jacque, could you explain more about what you're doing in this regard?

> Thanks Chris and Marty.  I tried that and it seems to work fine.  I'm
> mildly worried about doing it that way only because I've had issue in the
> past while in group edit mode but that was while manually editing groups,
> not doing it by script.
> Pete
> lcSQL Software <>
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Chris Sheffield <cmsheffield at>wrote:
>> 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
>> --
>> 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
>>> lcSQL Software <>
>>> _______________________________________________

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