I wonder if the target would return the sender or the sender. I'll check it out.
Bob S > On Jul 12, 2018, at 11:57 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > <email@example.com> wrote: > > Bob Sneidar wrote: > > > I have a sticky problem here, or I should say a slippery one. > > Something in my scripts is sending a selectionChanged message in time > > to a specific datagrid when it shouldn't. How do I determine the > > sender of a send in time message? The pendingMessages and > > executionContexts are cleared by that time. > > I don't believe the LC engine maintains awareness of the sender of timers. > If it does, I don't know of a way that's exposed to scripters. > > Where timers are used sparingly, it may be practical as a workaround to > search for those instances and add a param to sent messages to track that. > > Alternatively, when using "send...in <time>" then "the result" will contain > the ID of the newly created timer. You could use that as the key in an array > which stores any info you need about the caller, being mindful of course to > clear entries as they fire so the array doesn't grow beyond reasonable bounds. > > May also be useful to submit an enhancement request for that info, though I > have no suggestions as to how this should be handled, except perhaps by > adding a new item to the pendingMessages entry which would contain the long > id of the sender, if that's sufficient. > > -- > Richard Gaskin > Fourth World Systems > Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web _______________________________________________ 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