Field ID clash

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat Jan 2 13:33:54 EST 2021

When you check the property inspector for each field do they really have 
the same ID? I didn't think that was possible.

If the IDs are different then there are other reasons why the wrong field 
responds. It could be a number of things.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On January 2, 2021 5:06:30 AM David V Glasgow via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> Using 9.6.0 on Mac 10.13.6
> I duplicated a field and found a third field responded to the mouseup of 
> the duplicate.  It seems the duplication generated a clash of IDs between 
> the duplicate and third field.  I could just select and start again, but I 
> was wondering whether there is a safe way to manually (or force automatic) 
> change the ID of one pr other of the fields.  I also wondered how this 
> might happen in the first place.  Is my stack OK, or might a more serious 
> problem be developing?
> Any thoughts or suggestions?
> Best wishes,
> David Glasgow
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