Navigator 6.4 alpha 1 is out

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at
Tue Oct 2 03:00:27 CEST 2018

Agreed. It's annoying that my code is now uglier because of this one
special case -- although to be fair, Navigator is a fifteen-year-old plate
of spaghetti.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 5:54 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> On 10/01/2018 05:28 PM, Geoff Canyon via use-livecode wrote:
> > I went ahead and fixed this. In my working copy of Navigator the property
> > is displayed as being "name" but displays the short name. Editing it sets
> > the name. I made some fundamental changes to the way Navigator works over
> > the past few days so I'm going to use it for a bit before releasing it.
> Yeah, to my thinking that's the way it should work. I think the only
> time I want the "name" of something rather than the "short name" is when
> I need to differentiate between different types of objects, such as when
> I'm iterating through the child controls of a group. Otherwise I just
> grab the short name, edit it, and put it back where I found it.
> --
>   Mark Wieder
>   ahsoftware at
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