Guessing game

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Apr 3 01:57:34 EDT 2018


Aha. Clarity. I'd wondered if properties might be involved but hadn't 
considered functions. Examples in the dictionary would be great.

On 4/2/18 4:03 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote:
> Probably there should be an example that illustrates the use of the into
> clause in that way!
> 
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 10:00 PM Ali Lloyd <ali.lloyd at livecode.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yes, or the return value of a function
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 9:39 PM Brian Milby via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Would that be for properties?  Save the step of putting it into a variable
>>> first?
>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 2:29 PM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I found this:
>>>>
>>>> ***
>>>> Additionally the into clause has been added to all array set set
>>>> operations allowing commands such as:
>>>>
>>>>     intersect tLeft with tRight into tResult
>>>>
>>>> The operation of the commands is the same as the non-into form except
>>>> that tLeft does not have to be a variable, and the result of the
>>>> operation is placed into tResult rather than mutating tLeft.
>>>> ***
>>>>
>>>> So when is an array not a variable?
>>>>
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