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Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Wed Sep 28 14:55:50 EDT 2011


Hi Art,

Maybe the "cantSelect' property would help.

     set the cantSelect of btn 1 to true

Then the control can't be selected except by some indirect means like in the 
Application Browser in the IDE.

Phil Davis



On 9/28/11 10:38 AM, Art DiVito wrote:
> I need to prevent users from deleting a control by selecting it with the pointer tool and hitting the delete key.
> According to the LiveCode dictionary (under "deletefield"), an "undo" will work for fields. However, this appears to be true for buttons, but NOT for fields. Thus,
> On deletebutton
> Answer "Can't do that!"
> send "undo" to this card in 5 milliseconds
> end deletebutton
> works fine. However,
> On deletefield
>
> Answer "Can't do that!"
>
> send "undo" to this card in 5 milliseconds
>
> end deletefield
> does NOT work.
> I don't know whether it will work for images (I need to prevent them from being deleted too).
> What can I do?
> Thanks.
>
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