Re Topic'd. Probable LC bug getting return from a Value function

Scott Rossi scott at
Mon Feb 22 20:20:37 EST 2016

It looks like you're missing the parentheses in the function name.  Try:

   put value("getValue()",group "myGroup" of card "myCard") into tVal


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

On 2/22/16, 5:08 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of William Prothero"
<use-livecode-bounces at on behalf of
prothero at> wrote:

>Sorry for the duplicate posting. But, the topic on my prev one was not
>descriptive and I need this to work.
>I think I¹ve found a bug when trying to call a function and get a return
>value out of the message path.
>I make a stack with a group containing 2 buttons, and a 3rd button to
>call the function>
>Script of calling button
>on mouseUp
>  breakpoint
>  put value("getValue",group "myGroup" of card "myCard") into tVal
>end mouseUp
>Script of group named ³myGroup²
>function getValue
>  return "This is my value"
>end getValue
>When I click the calling button, I get ³getValue² returned. The actual
>return value of the function is not returned.
>I¹ve tested this in 7.1.2-r3 and 8.0.0 DP15.
>I¹m using Mac OSX, El Capitan.
>Is it a bug?
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