Deleting cards from within themselves.

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 21:02:26 CET 2015


On 16/02/15 21:54, Roger Eller wrote:
> try this:
>
> click at the loc of btn "DELL" of card "INPUTTER"
>
> ~Roger

Thanks, but no joy: because that line still has to be inside a script in 
an object on the card
to be deleted.

>
>
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 2:42 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> This CANNOT be done, as such.
>>
>> I am currently working up a moronically simple flashcard program for
>> people to learn words in a new language.
>>
>> It features a card where end-users can add terms.
>>
>> Now, for every new term a templet card is cloned and 2 fields on the
>> cloned card are filled.
>>
>> No rocket science round these parts!
>>
>> HOWEVER . . . there's always one of those . . .
>>
>> I want a button on each vocab. card that allows chummy to delete that card.
>>
>> Tried a button with this script:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    put the ID of this card into fld "QARD" of card "INPUTTER"
>>    send "mouseUp" to btn "DELL" of card "INPUTTER"
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> where button "DELL" contains this:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    put fld "QARD" into QARD
>>    delete card ID QARD
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> now, clicking directly on button "DELL" deletes the card . .
>>
>> but clicking the button on the card to be deleted does NOT delete that
>> card because the script in that button
>> is still active.
>>
>> Would be grateful for any ideas on this one.
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
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