finding in script
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Jan 3 13:06:28 EST 2005
On 1/2/05 10:59 AM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> On 1/2/05 6:04 AM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
>>> repeat with j = 1 to the number of controls on this stack
>>> put "...." & the name of control j & cr after msg
>>> end repeat
>> Be careful with this. "The number of controls of this stack" returns
>> only the controls on the current card. You have to scan each card for
>> controls if you want all of them.
> Thank for the warning - I'll change the script.
> But - isn't that a bug ? Shouldn't "the number of controls on this
> card" return the number of controls on the current card, while "number
> of controls on this stack" either do what it sounds like it should do
> :-), or maybe give an error ?
The "number of controls of this stack" isn't a supported command, so
what is happening is that the engine stops at "number of controls" --
and the default in that case is to use the card as a reference.
I suppose it should throw an error, though.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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