Changing array key text

Brian Milby brian at
Mon Jun 24 15:37:57 EDT 2019

I’m pretty sure the PI deletes the old key and creates a new key with the existing value.

On Jun 24, 2019, 3:23 PM -0400, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at>, wrote:
> I have a multi-dimensional array and sometimes I need to change the text
> of one of the array keys without destroying the rest of the array.
> Putting a different value into a key removes all the subkeys under it,
> so I wonder if there's a way to update the text of a key without
> re-creating the entire array again.
> The property inspector lets you do this when you change the name of an
> array key. Is there a quick trick for that?
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