Livecode's "almost english" syntax trips me up ..

Jim Sims sims at ezpzapps.com
Wed Dec 15 10:42:45 EST 2010


On Dec 15, 2010, at 4:01 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:

>> 
>> .....
>> put the second last line of tVariable into tAnotherVariable
>> .....
> 
> the second last line ...  seemed very intuitive to me. Unfortunately, LC interprets it as "the last line".
> There's nothing in the docs to say it should be allowed - it was just me doing what seemed obvious.


The archives are your friend, they bring you closer to happiness.

Would using -1 or -2 or -3 do what you want?

put line -2 of fld "bobDylan" into tLamplighter

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