Global Properties

Peter Haworth pete at
Tue Dec 17 13:05:29 EST 2013

Going back to the original purpose of this post (how to get a list of
global properties), I just realized that the message box has a tab that
lists them.  However, just to add to the confusion, a cursory glance shows
it is far from complete.

I've assembled my own database of LC object properties along with many of
their characteristics that are of interest to me, along with a routine that
identifies new properties in each new release of LC (assuming they are in
the propertynames of course).  I'll just add the global properties I've
come up with via the code posted earlier in this thread to the database.

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On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:36 PM, Monte Goulding <
monte at> wrote:

> On 17/12/2013, at 5:05 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
> > Possibly an adjectival modifier
> > to "the properties" would be in order.
> I hope we can get to something like that although if done like now then it
> only makes the maintenance problem worse. Objects need to have their
> properties bound directly to them rather than listed globally so that by
> adding a property to an object it's automatically exposed in the properties
> and or the complete properties....
> > And I think also that the way
> > the property lists are retrieved from the engine needs rethinking -
> > it's not very maintainable in its current form.
> Which is probably why it didn't receive any maintenance for about 6 years
> ;-)
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