how to get the value of a custom property if the name of the cProperty is in a variable?
dochawk at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 19:33:08 EDT 2017
On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> You can put the name of the property into a local var and use that (unless
> I misunderstood the problem).
That's what I do
> Of course, if you'd like to file a bug report / enhancement about being
> able to do 'the "mycustompropname" of ... - then that is probably the
> 'future' much better solution :
I've given thought to that on and off--but I don't see a way thats both
consistent with specifying a text string, and with the usage for other
Oh, wait; now I remember: allow the use of quoted text in the property
reference. At the moment,
the "catness" of control "dog"
refers not to the catness property, but to a property whose name begins
with a quote. I think that *this* is an inconsistency and a bug.
OK, filed as *Bug 20228* <http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=20228>
- quotes taken as literal rather than as a delimiter when referring to
Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
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