I want to put "cheese" into the third column across of the third line
down of my Table Field "TF"
put "cheese" into column 3 of line 3 of fld "TF" did not work,
put "cheese" into item 3 of line 3 of fld "TF"
put "cheese" into the first column preceded by two commas (default
put tab & tab &"cheese" into line 3 of fld "TF"
"worked" insofar as it put "cheese" into column 3, but it also deleted
other data in columns 1 and 2 . . .
That use of 'tab' seems clunky in the extreme . . .
And, things are "not much good" if on entering data it deletes other
I found something very helpful for getting an Array into a Table Field
but that didn't really help me.
put "Biscuits" & "cheese" into line 3 of fld "TF" gave me
"Biscuitscheese" in the first column
put "Biscuits" & tab & "cheese" into line 3 of fld "TF"
did separate the biscuits from the cheese.
This is "a right pox" as, presumably, if one imports a comma delimited
data file from outside Livecode one has to
go through a "pretty glorious" rigmarole getting all the stuff into the
Of course the easy answer to my post is to do a knee-jerk "datagrid" or
a "wait for datagrid 2" response,
but not all of us really want the high learning and coding overhead that
the datagrid involves, especially when
we might be dealing with a simple 10 x 10 table of data.
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