Bug 20255 - Simple Loop Labeling

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Aug 10 12:38:41 EDT 2017


I like the tooltip idea. It's less invasive than altering the script 
itself, yet still easy to access. Variable values work the same way and I 
find that to be a good balance between accessibility and convenience.
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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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On August 10, 2017 10:53:34 AM Mike Kerner via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> It can, but as of now we don't have another good way of matching structures
> on a permanent basis so that if you, for instance, remove the "if" or
> "repeat" on the top, the "end if" or "end repeat" on the bottom goes away,
> too, or if you change the condition the label on the end changes.
>
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:39 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> +1 on the tooltip. I also comment end statements in nested loops or
>> control structures, but it gets cluttery when trying to read through the
>> script.
>>
>> Bob S
>>
>>
>> > On Aug 10, 2017, at 08:28 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > On 08/10/2017 03:00 AM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote:
>> >
>> >> I wonder whether a mouse over tooltip would work just as well. Is this
>> something you want to be able to see _all_ the time or just if you get
>> confused about where you are?
>> >
>> > Hmmm... I think a tooltip could be especially useful for exit and break
>> statements in nested conditionals where it's not always obvious at first
>> glance.
>> >
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>> > ahsoftware at gmail.com
>>
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