field losing formatting on copying

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Wed Jun 4 20:37:45 EDT 2014


Not seeing this with LC 5.5.4 and OSX 10.7.4

The original caseno field in the rawforms stack had its margin set to 8 so
yes, it ended up that way after being copied.  I changed the margins to
0,2,0,0, copied again and the margins of the copied caseno field stayed at
0,2,0,0.

Pete
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On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 3:56 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've put an example offending field at
> http://dochawkbk.com/badcopy.livecode
>
> When I copy groups from one card to another, some of them consistently lose
> formatting information.
>
> Here, for example, if you click the button in the mcp window, it will copy
> the group, but the "Case Number" field goes from it's 0,2,0,0 margins to
> default margins.  I have others where the typeface gets lost.
>
> The contents, though, survive (and in this case, the typeface and
> fontsize).
>
>
> This is the first time I've been able to isolate this down to a field
> instead of my whole problem:  in the past, the fields have started behaving
> once I took other stacks out.
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