Selecting an object

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun Mar 13 20:32:04 EDT 2011

On 3/13/11 7:12 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
> I need to add a control into the group.
> After some help from people on the list a couple of weeks ago, I've
> been doing this by selecting the group, ungrouping it, making a group
> command from the selectedObjects property plus the id of the new
> control, then "do" the group command.

That's the long way around. Try this, assuming you want a button:

  create btn "new button" in grp "mygroup" of cd "thatCard"

If you're on the same card, just:

  create btn "new button" in grp "mygroup"

You can substitute any control for "button". No need to ungroup first, 
just plunk it in there. I vaguely remember a discussion about this but I 
can't remember why you weren't able to do it this way for some reason.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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