Developer Annoyance #1

Dick Kriesel dick.kriesel at
Fri Mar 17 03:19:00 EST 2006

On 3/16/06 10:32 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at> wrote:

> Or there's a really ugly way too, but it's short:
>    insert script of btn "source" into back
>    put calc(varA,varB) into localResult
>    remove script of btn "source" from back
> I know, I know...but it works.

One person's ugly is another person's beauty, it seems. The technique very
simply solved a current problem for me.

On 3/16/06 11:39 PM, "Chipp Walters" <chipp at> wrote:

> I really like 'call' as it doesn't create a context for the
> handler/function.

My problem was that "call" and "value()" change the target, breaking some of
my handlers.

Thanks to Jacque and Jim.

-- Dick

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