Newbie issue - fld vs bg field vs cd field

Timothy Miller gandalf at
Tue Mar 4 21:47:15 EST 2008

Sarah and Devin both nailed it. I totally forgot about HCaddressing.  
That explains a lot. Some of my scripts don't work if I don't specify  
cd field or bg field. That's why.

Thanks a bunch,


On Mar 4, 2008, at 1:49 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
> Nice thing about Rev - you don't have to specify where an object is,
> unless there is more than one of that type of object with the same
> name.
> If you have imported a HyperCard stack, then HCaddressing is turned on
> and that does use the card/background nomenclature, but for a new
> stack, it doesn't matter - just call them all by unique names and you
> don't have to worry.
> Cheers,
> Sarah
> P.S. I don't frequent the forums so I can't answer for them, but there
> is certainly no problem about asking any questions on this list.

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