Very Very Very Basic Question!!!!!

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Thu Mar 23 11:40:30 EST 2006

On Mar 23, 2006, at 9:24 AM, David Burgun wrote:

> Hi,
> Should the following lines work 100% of the time, regardless of how  
> or where the message handler is called?
> on MessageHandler
> local myData
> set the text of the long name of me to  "XXXXX"
> put the text of the long name of me into myData
> end MessageHandler

In this script 'the long name of me' is just like saying 'me'. It  
should work in any object that can contain text; i.e., fields and  
buttons. This should do the same thing:

set the text of me to "XXXXX"
put the text of me into myData


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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