Re: [NTLK] ReadOnly error -48214

From: Tom McDougal (
Date: Sun Jun 01 2003 - 11:51:15 PDT

On Fri, May 30, 2003 Tom McDougal wrote:
> The proto definition for View1 includes code like this in its
> viewSetupDone script:
> foreach x in stepChildren do // the copies of protoB
> := "hello";
> This fails (Object is Read-Only, -48214).

This turned out to be a case of Read The Manual. The Newton Programmer's Guide cautions the alert reader to use view:ChildViewFrames.

"If you just reference the ViewChildren or StepChildren slots in a View, you will get references to the child template, not the views." (p. 2-46)

Laurent, thanks for your stab at helping me.


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