Referencing a control name

Thierry Douez th.douez at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 17:38:35 CEST 2015


Hi Sri,

Try this:

on mouseUp
   put the width of field "Field1"
   put the width of (field "Field1")
end mouseUp

but put this script in a button, not the message box!

This should give you the trick.

HTH,

Thierry

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2015-07-25 16:22 GMT+02:00 Sri <sritcp at gmail.com>:
> The parenthesis placements are key in such references as they change the
> order of command processing.
>
> For example:
> 1. Create a button "Test1" of width 82 (say)
> 2. Create a field "Field1" of width 168 (say) containing the text: /button
> "Test1"/
> 3. Type into message box
> put the width of field "Field1"
> Answer: 168
> 4. Type into message box
> put the width of (field "Field1")
> Answer: 82
>
> Regards,
> Sri
>
>
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