export snapshot woverwrites variable?

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Thu Dec 10 09:13:34 EST 2020

Hi Brian,

> Am 10.12.2020 um 15:08 schrieb Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> What about using (tObject)?  

sorry, no capisce?

> Since tObject is a container itself, the export put the data in the container directly instead of the referenced container?

Hm, I thought you were working at Livecode and could answer this? :-D
But yes, obvioulsy, question is: desired/correct behviour?
Should I use DO somehow here?

> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Dec 10, 2020, at 8:56 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Hi friends,
>> just found a very strange thing...
>> I have this script:
>> ...
>> put dasObjekt() into tObject
>> ## returns in this special case -> image "Bild_1"
>> flip tObject horizontal
>> # Overwrite image data
>> export snapshot from rect(the rect of tObject) of tObject to tObject as PNG
>> ## But now, LC gives an error indication that tObject now contains the DATA of the new PNG
>> ## Hint: åPNG...
>> ## And yes, the palette in the debugger shows the complete PNG binary data instead of -> image "Bild_1"
>> ## as the content of tObject
>> ## Doing this again fixes the inconvenience and I can continue:
>> put dasObjekt() into tObject
>> ...
>> Funky, funky!?



Klaus Major
klaus at major-k.de

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