adding a Shared (Background) Group after the fact

Klaus major-k klaus at
Sat Jul 21 15:37:17 CEST 2018

Hi Tom,

> Am 21.07.2018 um 15:31 schrieb Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi Folks, I failed to think my stack through ahead of time and forgot to
> add a shared group to my first card before I made the other cards.....
> Is there a way to do that afterwards? and have a new group shared on all
> the cards?
> Copying a shared group to existing cards doesn't seem to create an
> instance.

No, that will produce a COPY of the group, as the name "copying" suggests :-)

Go to your first card and then select menu: 
Object -> Place Group -> Name of your group

That's it.

You can also do this by script:
place bg "name of your group here" onto card 1

> Thank you



Klaus Major
klaus at

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