datagrid in group with backgroundbehavior?

Tom Glod tom at
Wed Sep 6 15:44:36 EDT 2017

just fyi..... i don't know if this is what u need, but you can easily apply
the same datagrid template to more than one data grid object. which could
achieve the same result as a shared group in most use cases.

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 1:57 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Klaus Major wrote:
>> Hi Richard,
>> Am 06.09.2017 um 18:39 schrieb Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
>>> <use-livecode at>:
>>> Did you also set the backgroundBehavior to true on both the row template
>>> group and the DG group?
>> yes and yes (via msg), but when I want to group the datagrid with one or
>> two buttons I get:
>> Message execution error:
>> Error description: group: cannot group background or shared groups
> That would appear to be a separate issue.  Whether it's an IDE bug or an
> engine bug or a user error would depend on details.
> If I get some later today I may try to replicate that, and perhaps even
> try the shared DG grid, but no promises as it's a busy day here today.
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