getting bogged down with the selectedObject

Dar Scott dsc at
Mon May 30 15:00:02 EDT 2016

Shouldn't the selected object list be empty in that case?  Can you check that?  

Or are you getting a crash in just doing this:

get the selectedObject


> On May 30, 2016, at 12:43 PM, RM <richmondmathewson at> wrote:
> So; here I am mucking around with my alternative front-end and have a merry little button
> with this script in it:
> on mouseUp
>   put fld "nname" into NN
>   set the name of the selectedObject to NN
> end mouseUp
> which, unsurprisingly perhaps, changes the name of a selectedObject
> in the topStack [which is what it is meant to do].
> However, I cannot work out how to stop the button "throwing a bluey"
> when nothing is selected.
> Richmond.
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