When me is not me

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Sat Mar 10 03:09:54 CET 2018


Yes, it works great if you are on the card, not if you are somewhere else.


> On Mar 9, 2018, at 6:03 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Nevermind. Another card. DOH
> 
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 6:59 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> What version?  Its working for me in 9 dp11 by using either dispatch or
>> send to the group.
>> 
>> In the group:
>> command doit pbtn
>>   set the hilitedbutton of me to pbtn
>> end doit
>> 
>> And from the message box..
>> 
>> send ("doit" && 2) to group 1
>> or
>> dispatch "doit" to group 1 with 3
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 6:23 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I learned something today.
>>> 
>>> I was trying by script to set the hilite of a radio button in a group on
>>> another card.
>>> 
>>> My script is in the group “Language Choice” which is called by openStack.
>>> I’m thinking that “me” would operate on the group:
>>> 
>>>        set the hilitedButton of me to tNum
>>> 
>>> Didn’t work, even though the script received the message and completed.
>>> The radio buttons were unchanged. I modified it to this, which worked:
>>> 
>>>        set the hilitedButton of group "Language Choice" of card
>>> "Settings" to tNum
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I can only think that, a group, even though it is on a single card and
>>> does not have its backgroundBehavior set to true, must be referred to
>>> explicitly by the name of the group and the name of the card is resides in.
>>> Or maybe it’s because the individual buttons didn't have sharedHilite set
>>> to true.
>>> 
>>> Peter Bogdanoff
>>> ArtsInteractive
>>> 
>>> 
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