please help!!

dunbarx at aol.com dunbarx at aol.com
Sun Jun 8 06:15:31 CEST 2014


Larry, works for me too.


I have had, though not in a while, cases where a handler works while stepping through a script, but fails when run. I was never able to duplicate this, and it goes back to HC days. The issue always went away, eventually, though I never understood why. 


Perhaps after much agonizing over those cases I changed something and suddenly all was well. I cannot imagine an error that would pass the debugger, but break normal execution. But I know it happened.


Anyone else corroborate this phenominum?


Craig Newman



-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Hibbert <paulhibbert at mac.com>
To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Sat, Jun 7, 2014 11:44 pm
Subject: Re: please help!!


Larry, it seems to work fine here, I tried LC 6.1.3 as I don't keep RC versions, 
but I'm also on a Mac, however, at least it proves the script sample is fine.

Just a thought, could the label of button "?" also have a space or return char 
in the name?

Maybe try swapping the "=" for "contains"

e.g. if the label of button thisButton contains "?" then

Paul


On 2014-06-07, at 8:39 PM, larry at significantplanet.org wrote:

> Thank you Randy, but that's not the case here.
> After I got your email, I triple checked.  It's something else going on.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Randy Hengst" <iowahengst at mac.com>
> To: "How to use LiveCode" <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2014 9:21 PM
> Subject: Re: please help!!
> 
> 
>> When I've had similar problems I had multiple buttons with the same name.
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jun 7, 2014, at 9:41 PM, larry at significantplanet.org wrote:
>>> 
>>> I am using 6.1.1 (rc 4) on XP
>>> 
>>> I have spent HOURS trying to do something that seems fairly simple.
>>> 
>>> I have a column of buttons labeled "tile11", "tile12", etc
>>> 
>>> After I label the buttons, they are all alpha-numeric characters except for 
one being labeled "?"
>>> 
>>> Then I call up the following command:
>>> 
>>> on doOpaque
>>> 
>>> put 0 into x
>>> 
>>> repeat rowNum times
>>> 
>>> put x + 1 into x
>>> 
>>> put ("tile1" & x) into thisButton
>>> 
>>> if the label of button thisButton = "?" then
>>> 
>>> set the opaque of button thisButton to true
>>> 
>>> else
>>> 
>>> set the opaque of button thisButton to false
>>> 
>>> end if
>>> 
>>> end repeat
>>> 
>>> end doOpaque
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> If I debug and step through it, it always seems to work.  However if I just 
run it, it invariably sets the opaque of the "?" button to false and some other 
button (NOT "?") to true.
>>> 
>>> I'm really going crazy with this and would appreciate it if anyone knows why 
this is happening.
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance, Larry
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