Refer to new group?

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Tue Aug 2 12:37:16 EDT 2016


If you use the "owner" method of getting the group's ID, be sure you 
refer to the child control by ID - its number will *always* be changed 
by the act of grouping it.

Phil Davis



On 8/2/16 9:04 AM, Jeanne A. E. DeVoto wrote:
> At 8:37 AM -0700 8/2/2016, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Apparently the "group" command is an exception to the general rule 
>> that "it" will contain the long ID of a newly-created object after a 
>> command that creates it.
>>
>> And using "last" is not always reliable with groups.
>
>
> Since your script knows which object(s) you grouped, you could use the 
> owner:
>
>    group field 1 and field 2
>    get the long ID of the owner of field 1 -- owner is the new group
>
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