Question about Pasting or copying cds from one stack to another

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at cox.net
Fri Nov 26 00:25:09 EST 2010


Thanks Jacqi. It's been ages since I've worked with HC, but I question that menus would have been in backgrounds. They would have been in stack scripts the majority of the time. I think; although I can see how implementing menus from background scripts might have been on some use.

BTW, I'm not eager to argue the point.  (smile)

Joe Wilkins

On Nov 25, 2010, at 9:02 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 11/25/10 7:48 PM, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
>> Hi John,
>> 
>> Just thought you'd like to know, that I finally got a handle on this
>> problem. Fairly easy once I realized that this is an issue that must
>> be addressed. LiveCode doesn't handle such things automatically, but
>> I think it could; and, maybe, should.
> 
> It's behaving as expected, partly for HC compatibility. In HC when you copied a card, the background went with it. Menus are almost always background groups, so they are included in a copied LC card. The only difference between LC and HC behavior is that you can have more than one background behind a card in LC, so when you copy the card, you get them all.
> 
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