It Variable

Bridger Maxwell bridgeyman at
Fri Mar 3 20:46:26 EST 2006

  Thanks for your responses, but they don't quite work for my particular
case.  Putting get the result below the line where I call for the netrequest
will work, but it would be extremely difficult to do because it is located
in odd places all over in more than 40 stacks.  Right now I am thinking of
making a stack that will do it for me, but I was hoping there was an easier

On 3/3/06, Sarah Reichelt <sarah.reichelt at> wrote:
> On 3/4/06, Bridger Maxwell <bridgeyman at> wrote:
> > I just made a giant switch from Hypercard to Revolution.  In Hypercard
> > networking we used "request thedata from program theComputer" to request
> > data from across an appletalk network.  In Revolution this didn't work
> > anymore so we made a new command, "Netrequest" that serves the same
> > function.  "netrequest thedata,theComputer"  The problem is that in
> > Hypercard put the data into the it variable when it is done.  Without
> > changing the script in the card where it initiates the netrequest
> command
> > (such as in the card or a button), can I add something the to stack
> script
> > where the command is contained so it puts the result into the it
> variable?
> netrequest thedata,theComputer
> get the result
> -- "it" will now contain whatever was returned from the netrequest
> handler.
> HTH,
> Sarah
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