Checkboxes

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Sat May 3 14:50:19 EDT 2014


Of course it works.

set the hillite of button "check" -- sets its custom property
set the hilite of button "check" -- sets its hilite

Not senility, but failing eyesight. Hypercard was a loooong time ago. 

Livecoding keeps your brain sharp, but ruins your eyes.

Peter


On May 3, 2014, at 11:34 AM, Richmond wrote:

> On 03/05/14 21:25, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> On 5/3/14, 1:14 PM, Peter Bogdanoff wrote:
>>>    set the hilite of button "check" to true
>>> 
>>> Should not that check the checkbox?
>> 
>> It works here.
>> 
> 
> As it does here, and I found this in the Documentation:
> -------
> 
> checkmark
> 
> Type: property
> 
> Syntax:
> set the checkmark of menuItem to {true | false}
> 
> See Also: menuItem Keyword
> 
> Introduced: 1.0
> 
> Platforms: Desktop, Server, Web and Mobile
> 
> 
> Supported Operating Systems:
> 
> Summary:
> Has no effect and is included in LiveCode for compatibility with imported HyperCard stacks.
> -----------------
> 
> Which is all jolly well and good; but it would be more helpful if a note to the
> effect that 'hilite' was the LC equivalent.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
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