Set and get dgData and dgText delay

Sean Cole (Pi) sean at
Thu Mar 25 14:11:34 EDT 2021

Thanks Bob, but the columns are defined, both in my test stack and the
project stack. It gets filled once the scripts have finished running, so it
can't be that which is the issue in this instance. But thanks once again
for your input.


On Thu, 25 Mar 2021 at 17:55, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> DGText will only contain data for the columns you have defined in the
> Datagrid properties. If your dgData array keys have no matching columns it
> will still populate the dgData but dgText will return empty. This is why I
> avoid using dgText at all anymore.
> I have also noticed that if one of the row arrays in the dgData is empty
> then that can bork the data grid. You have to set the dgData to empty to
> get rid of it.
> Bob S
> On Mar 25, 2021, at 5:44 AM, Craig Newman via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at<mailto:use-livecode at>>
> wrote:
> I have seen this here and there for years, and having nothing to do with
> dataGrids per se.
> A handler will fail to run, but will step through in the debugger without
> issue. This usually resolves, and I never know why.
> Craig
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