Deleting cards from within themselves.

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 21:36:36 CET 2015


On 16/02/15 22:30, Eric Corbett wrote:
> use
>
> send "mouseUp" to btn "DELL" of card “INPUTTER” in 1 milliseconds
>

Nope!

>
>
> 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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