group-editing mode

Klaus major-k klaus at
Tue May 29 11:32:14 EDT 2018

Hi Brian,

> Am 29.05.2018 um 17:24 schrieb Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Not sure what you mean. Do you mean the SelectGroupedControls property? It looks like it can be applied globally or  to a specific group. 
> Bob S
>> On May 26, 2018, at 14:40 , Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Is there a way to query to see where group-editing mode is enabled (which
>> group)?  On a project that I'm working, I'd like to be able to stop the
>> group editing and then restore the previous state.
>> I looked at the commands in the dictionary and did not see a reference to
>> one that would provide that information.  EditBackground will tell if the
>> stack is in group editing mode, but if there is more than one background on
>> the current card I don't see a way to obtain that information.

check the "editBackground" property in the dictionary.
I think this is what you are looking for.

>> Thanks,
>> Brian



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