||THE HYPERCARD CENTER
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Value returned: line chunk expression equal to the line that the user clicked or, if the text has been grouped, the first line of the longest range of lines with the text style Group around the character that the user clicked
The text style Group allows
the clickLine to extend beyond one line.
The chunk expression returned has the following form:
line posInteger of container
answer "Click any line of the Demo Script."
wait until the mouseClick
get the clickLine
wait 1 second
answer "The clickline is:" & return & it & return
An expression that evaluates to a positive integer.
67 mod 13
the number of bg fields
the number of backgrounds
the number of cards div 2
background, bkgnd, button, card, chunk,
HyperTalk DefinitionA place where you can store and retrieve a value.
There are six types of containers in HyperCard: a variable, a button, a field, the selection, the Message box, and menus.
Additionally, you can refer to a button or field by its part number:
the Message box
bg btn "Names"
card field 1
bkgnd field "Total"
card part 1
last background part
AppleScript DefinitionAn object that contains one or more other objects, known as elements of the container. In a reference, the container specifies where to find an object. You specify containers with the reserved words
You can also use the possesive form (
's) to specify containers. For example, in
the container is
first window's name
first window. The object it contains is a name property.
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