Goofy question #7234

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 10:57:03 EDT 2017


Sorry - old message that randomly popped up in my email!

Sent from my iPhone

> On Aug 23, 2017, at 10:53 AM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
> 
> The "do" command converts text into a command. Like this:
> 
> Put "answer 5" into tcommand
> Do tcommand
> 
> This is useful in some situations, but usually it is more efficient to just say:
> 
> Answer 5
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Jul 10, 2017, at 11:23 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I wrote this explanation a long time ago for someone else:
>> http://www.hyperactivesw.com/resources_function.html
>> 
>> Also, in your command handler example, you don't need "do" which adds unnecessary overhead. This is enough:
>> 
>> on mouseUp
>> GoRed
>> end mouseUp
>> 
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On July 10, 2017 1:50:39 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I am obviously missing something . . .
>>> 
>>> . . . so badly so that I've been trawling Danny Goodman's "Complete" HC
>>> 2 . . .
>>> 
>>> and NOT getting 'it' . . .
>>> 
>>> SO: one can set up a custom command:
>>> 
>>> on GoRed
>>>  set the backGroundColor of card 1 to red
>>> end GoRed
>>> 
>>> and one can call it:
>>> 
>>> on mouseUp
>>>   do GoRed
>>> end mouseUp
>>> 
>>> and one can set up a custom function:
>>> 
>>> function GoRed
>>>  set the backGroundColor of card 1 to red
>>> end function
>>> 
>>> Now: is the reason I cannot call that function because it takes NO
>>> parameters?
>>> 
>>> Richmond.
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