tableField . . . refering to columns

Randy Hengst iowahengst at mac.com
Thu Nov 3 16:14:15 EDT 2016


What is “column 1” in your mouseUp handler? As far as I know that doesn’t refer to a reserved word in LC… so that will cause a bump in the code.

What do you get if you replace that line of code with:
answer item 1 of PREE1

be well,
randy



> On Nov 3, 2016, at 1:54 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> So: I have a "^" delimited textFile (.CSV) that I imported into a conventional textField ("fPRE")
> and then tried to do this:
> 
> on mouseUp
>   set the itemDelimiter to "^"
>   put line 1 of fld "fPRE" into PREE1
>   put item 1 of PREE1 into column 1 of line 1 of fld "fTF"
> end mouseUp
> 
> line 1 if fld "fPRE" contains this "2^45^9^1113"
> 
> I wonder why this throws a "bluey":
> 
> button "Button": compilation error at line 4 (Handler: bad command) near "1", char 30
> 
> OR . . . to put things another way: How does one refer to columns in a tableField?
> 
> Richmond.
> 
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