getting bogged down with the selectedObject

RM richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon May 30 22:15:06 CEST 2016


The only thing that was crashing there was me; not Livecode.

R.

On 30.05.2016 23:06, Dar Scott wrote:
> 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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