THIS group

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Mon Sep 14 18:18:09 EDT 2020

I see how it could work if a child control referenced "this group" but what should happen if:

You type "the name of this group" into the message box?
The child control is in a nested group?

On 9/14/20 1:18 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote:
> I can see why the mother ship does not like synonyms. In this case I think
> it would be advantageous for new users if "this" was extended so that "this
> group" was the same as "the owner of the target". I found myself digging
> around until I found "the owner of the target" in the beginning. Not all
> synonyms are the devil incarnate. In this case there would be no backwards
> compatibility issues?
> 2 cents...
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
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