Whoops: Getting the name of the script only stack an handler is in

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Jan 2 20:34:52 CET 2019


Ah yes then, me refers to the object the script belongs to. With behaviors, me refers to the *instance* of the script which is "owned" by the object being interacted with. "this me" refers to the actual behavior script. What you want is "this me". 

Bob S


> On Jan 2, 2019, at 08:35 , prothero--- via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Bob,
> Thanks for the response. You are probably right, the filename of me should work. I don’t know whether it’s old age or not, but several times I have worked on a problem until I felt I had exhausted my ideas, posted a question to this list, then a solution immediately came to mind. If this happens, I will post an update with apologies. 
> 
> In the case you responded to, I was trying to find the name of the script only stack that contained the currently running handler. 
> 
> Put me into thisStack  —works fine
> the short name of this stack —wrong, gives the name of the calling stack, in my case, anyway.
> put the short name of the target —not it
> 
> “The target” is great for determining the control that initiated the script, but it does lose its original value when a “send in time” command is given, like commonly done during an animation.
> 
> Anyway, Bob, thanks for your response. 
> 
> William Prothero
> http://es.earthednet.org



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