Best way to check if a Field is a label?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Jul 8 16:58:48 CEST 2015


I do something similar by naming the field with either a suffix "-lbl" or just "lbl" alone. Then the field scan can just check whether the name contains "lbl". 


On July 8, 2015 5:27:08 AM CDT, Peter W A Wood <peterwawood at gmail.com> wrote:
>Thanks, Hugh
>
>I’m trying to find the best way to clear all the fields in which data
>can be entered on a card. At the moment I use this code:
>
>repeat with y = 1 to the number of fields of this card
>    if not the lockText of Field y then
>      put empty into Field y
>    end if
>  end repeat
>
>It works for my simple program but using a customProperty would be
>safer.
>
>Regards
>
>Peter
>
>
>> On 8 Jul 2015, at 18:09, FlexibleLearning.com
><admin at FlexibleLearning.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Peter
>> 
>> As you will have gathered, there is no "label" property as such,
>simply a
>> field with pre-defined attributes including lockText. It depends what
>you
>> are trying to do and why you need to identify them, but if you need
>to
>> regularly test the easiest way may be to manually specify a
>customProperty
>> for each label field so that...
>> 
>> If the cLabelStyle of the target = true then [etc]
>> 
>> Best regards
>> 
>> Hugh Senior
>> FLCo
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> At the moment I?m checking the lockText property to distinguish a
>Label
>>> Field. Is there a better or more reliable way?
>>> 
>>> Regards
>>> 
>>> Peter
>> 
>> 
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