[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Question for FBers: does your code use FB's READ FIELD or WRITE FIELD?

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From: Brian S <fblistserve@...>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:22:22 -0700
> On Feb 10, 2017, at 7:50 AM, Bernie <bernie.fblist@...> wrote:
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> Brian wrote:
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>>> Brian wrote: Please send DETAILS ( such as Handle dependencies ) and let me know if READ FIELD is used. Thank you.
>> All responses are appreciated and helpful whether READ/WRITE FIELD is used or not; making the best decision is my goal. Thank you.
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> Never used it.

These FB verbs were used in FB II to populate edit fields using a special 'ZTXT' handle ( see GET FIELD - btw: this shows as supported in FBtoC’s help but isn’t documented in FB Help. I haven’t checked FBtoC’s translator code ). For those who have Frank Turovich’s old books ( "Learning FB II - the toolbox" ) it is explained on page 164 "Setting and Getting Text"



Brian