Self Awareness?

Eric Corbett eric at
Wed Feb 11 14:10:53 EST 2015

Try newBackground, newButton, new…, etc.


On Feb 11, 2015, at 11:06 AM, Scott Rossi <scott at> wrote:

> Does a control receive any message when it is pasted onto a card?
> I¹m trying to figure out a way for a control (usually a group) to
> initialize some of its properties upon being pasted.  Things like
> preOpenControl and openControl don¹t appear to work.  I know this can be
> done with a frontScript, but I¹d prefer to detect a message in the control
> itself, if there is one.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Regards,
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
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