Weirdness Passing Messages

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Mar 23 16:06:09 EST 2006


David Burgun wrote:

> Just so I understand this:
> 
> in some circumstances; put <something> into me
> 
> Result in the object contents being used instead of the reference to  
> the object? If this is true, then if the field just happened to  contain 
> "button 1", would:
> 
> put "XXXXX" into me
> 
> result in the contents of button 1 being changed?

The answer seems to be in the documentation you quoted in another note:

> put me into myVariable -- puts contents, if me is a container
> put me into myVariable -- puts name, if me is not a container 

If it is a container, you get the contents. If it is not a container, 
you get the object name.

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