Is there a shorter way?

Peter W A Wood peterwawood at
Thu Jul 2 07:13:53 EDT 2015


Thanks for the input. I perhaps should have explained more. I am writing a stack to test a stack. The code that I posted was setting a field in the UI of the stack being tested and then activating its on changeText handler.



> On 2 Jul 2015, at 14:52, Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Peter W A Wood <peterwawood at>
> wrote:
>> Is there a shorter way of achieving this?
> The smart-alec answer would be text file or as you seem to be referring to
> a large amount of data, a database ;-)
> In the Model View Controller way of doing things the data (model) is all in
> one location so as to avoid the problems you are facing. It wouldn't matter
> which field (view) was in which group (view) of whatever stack (view), the
> call (controller) to get the data would be exactly the same. It's why I
> moved to dbs a long time ago, even simple stacks I use a sqLite db; avoids
> all these hassles plus you get a host of db bonus features thrown if for
> free.
> Probably not what you wanted to hear ;-(
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