Newbie question

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Apr 30 07:47:20 EDT 2014

Hi Alain,

Am 30.04.2014 um 13:41 schrieb Alain Farmer <alain_farmer at>:

> Thanks for your response, Klaus.
> I figured it out. Fields and buttons don't have the cantDelete property.
> Groups do have the cantDelete property.
> Groups, Fields, Buttons .. eg controls ... are aka PARTS too.

AH! part = control! 
Go figure!

Still learning something new after using MC/RR/LC for 15 years :-D

> Btw I've just completed a stack for experimenting with XMLlib; that I will share soon.
> ...
>> I am stumped. Why the contradiction below ?
>> on mouseUp
>>     answer the cantDelete of part 1 -- answers true or false
>>     repeat with x = 1 to the number of parts
>>        get the cantDelete of part x -- error! object does not have this property
>>     end repeat
>> end mouseUp
> I'm stumped, too! What is a PART in Livecode? 8-)


Klaus Major
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