When me is not me
bogdanoff at me.com
Fri Mar 9 21:09:54 EST 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
>> 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
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