Weird button behavior

Peter Haworth pete at
Sat Feb 5 19:01:52 EST 2011

I was just setting you up for a plug Mark!  Thanks for the reminder though, I will now check out PowerDebug.  It would have saved me a couple of days of chasing this one down.

Pete Haworth

On Feb 5, 2011, at 3:51 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:

> Pete-
> Saturday, February 5, 2011, 3:31:58 PM, you wrote:
>> So I guess now my question for the community is - What techniques
>> do you use to test modal dialogs?  
> <g (in case you didn't see this coming)> Well, PowerDebug *does* catch
> errors in modal dialogs. Debugging modal dialogs is a bit of a tricky
> situation, though, because the dialog is still active and fighting for
> control. Using PowerDebug the proper procedure once you've gotten the
> runtime error dialog is to press the Debug button, which will
> highlight the offending line of code, abort the debugger, then close
> the modal dialog and fix the script.
> -- 
> -Mark Wieder
> mwieder at
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