Klaus. You are correct; I missed that the “long iD” was used, and that expression includes the work “field”. LC can then use that as a valid reference.
Craig > On Jun 28, 2022, at 5:38 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > You can find the definition of both send and dispatch in the dictionary. > > So an example of Dispatch being called from a card of a substack would be: > > put the long id of me into tParentCard > dispatch extract to card "Main" of stack "Forms Generator" with tRecordA, > tParentCard, tExclusions > > > -- if however extract is in the message path for everything, such as in a > library or back/front script, dispatch is not needed > -- but there's nothing wrong with using it > extract tRecordA, tParentCard, tExclusions > > > -- aRecordData is an array you want to populate with the field contents of > pParentCard > -- pParentCard is the long id of the target card containing field, button and > menu objects > -- pExclusions is a comma delimited list of object names you want to pass over > > on extract @aRecordData, pParentCard, pExclusions > -- store object values in aRecordData > put the text of field "fldCustomerName" of pParentCard into aRecordData > ["customername"] > put the hilited of button "btnActive" of pParentCard into aRecordData > ["active"] > put the label of button "mnuCategories" of pParentCard into aRecordData > ["category"] > ... > -- no need to return anything in this example because aRecordData is passed > by reference > end extract > > Bob S > > >> On Jun 28, 2022, at 12:49 , Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode >> <email@example.com> wrote: >> >> Hi Bob, >> >> I need more detail how to word the command. No need to send in time, just >> how to call that function on a card not in the message path. Thanks! >> > > > _______________________________________________ > use-livecode mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription > preferences: > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode