[Beginner] Put the label of btn "btnA"

Shawn Blc shawnlivecode at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 18:12:47 EST 2015


Thanks everyone. I'll try and update.

On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 4:49 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oh yep.  No label for fields. (unless you create a label property for it of
> course)  so putting the label of the field will put empty.  Probably what
> you want is the text of the field. or just "put field "lbldate"
>
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 3:43 PM, Peter M. Brigham <pmbrig at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On Jan 10, 2015, at 5:19 PM, Shawn Blc wrote:
> >
> > >  *put* the label of btn "btnA" and the label of fld "lblDate" into fld
> > > "fldTitle"
> > >
> > >
> > > When I use the above, I get false.
> >
> > Buttons have labels, but fields don't. More properly, "label" is a
> > property of buttons, but not of fields, so the label of fld "lblDate"
> will
> > return empty. Then you use the binary operator "and" which requires
> boolean
> > arguments. The engine will get the label of the button (a string of some
> > kind) which evaluates to neither true nor false when treated as a
> boolean,
> > and empty, which evaluates to neither true nor false when treated as a
> > boolean, and the result of <indeterminate> and <indeterminate>  is false.
> > If you want to concatenate two strings, you should use the "&" operator:
> >   put "one thing " & "and another thing" into fld "fldTitle"
> >       will give you
> >   one thing and another thing
> > And if you use "&&" then the space will be entered for you:
> >   put "one thing" && "and another thing" into fld "fldTitle"
> >       will give you
> >   one thing and another thing
> >
> > -- Peter
> >
> > Peter M. Brigham
> > pmbrig at gmail.com
> > http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
> >
> >
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