Call a function on another card

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Thu Feb 23 16:21:44 EST 2017


Yes, thank you, that works. I used:

dispatch function "getPageNumber" to card "MITA" of stack "MITA" with tID

What came back was in “the result”

“it” contained “handled”

pb

On Feb 23, 2017, at 12:54 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Will this work for you?
> dispatch function "myFunction" to card "myCard"
> 
> put the result into tResult
> 
> Parameters can also be passed using the "with" extension. Unlike the
> "call", "send" and "value" handlers, the parameters are sent directly to
> the target handler, rather than being extracted from the string used to
> call the handler. This negates the need to surround our parameters in
> quotes and also allows us to pass arrays
> 
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:32 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I’m reading on
>> http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/11787-how-to-call-a-
>> function-or-command-in-another-object
>> 
>> this:
>> put value("myFunction(hello, world)", group "myGroup" of card "myCard")
>> into tResult
>> 
>> I want to use a variable as a parameter instead of “hello, world” as in
>> the page example.
>> 
>> These don’t work:
>> put value(“getPageNumber (tID)", card "MITA" of stack "MITA") into tResult
>> put value("getPageNumber" & (tID), card "MITA" of stack "MITA") into
>> tResult
>> 
>> What do I do?
>> 
>> Peter Bogdanoff
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