getting bogged down with the selectedObject

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Mon May 30 16:06:08 EDT 2016


I'm glad my comments helped.  

Crashing on any empty object reference does seem like a bad thing, though.  If you can narrow it down, it might be worth reporting.  

Dar


> On May 30, 2016, at 1:49 PM, RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I dunno who was or wasn't being rude: but, Dar, you helped me out of the bog.
> 
> Thank you very much indeed.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
> On 30.05.2016 22:00, Dar Scott wrote:
>> 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
>> 
>> Dar
>> darzLab
>> 
>> 
>>> On May 30, 2016, at 12:43 PM, RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> 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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