When me is not me

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 20:59:35 EST 2018

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
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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