Deleting cards from within themselves.

Eric Corbett eric at canelasoftware.com
Mon Feb 16 21:30:15 CET 2015


use

send "mouseUp" to btn "DELL" of card “INPUTTER” in 1 milliseconds

in the first mouseU



On Feb 16, 2015, at 12:02 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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