extremely weird and frustrating...

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Apr 2 10:52:55 CEST 2014


There's no need to use a repeat loop:

on mouseUp
    put fld 1 into myList
    set the itemDel to colon
    sort lines of myList numeric by item 2 of each
    sort lines of myList numeric by item 1 of each
    put myList into fld 2
end mouseUp

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On 4/2/2014 10:25, larry at significantplanet.org wrote:
> Thanks John,
> I'm not trying to be "cheeky" but I am frustrated.  Sorry Alex.
> John, what you propose may work - haven't tried it yet.
> However, that still does not explain why WITHOUT the 0 in front of it,
> 9:14 was listed before 11:35 in my ascending sort. And just FYI, those
> are minutes and seconds I'm using and not hours and minutes.
> My point is that it seems to me that the dateTime sort does not work
> properly.  What you proposed is a workaround because dateTime does NOT
> work properly, right?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Dixon" <dixonja at hotmail.co.uk>
> To: "How to use LiveCode" <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 2:15 AM
> Subject: RE: extremely weird and frustrating...

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