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Old variable scope question. How do you guys approach it?
show user profile  3joez
I usually adopt cheesy tricks to pass a variable from one local scope (like using globals and so on) to another scope.
I know that if a variable hasn't been declared before, it is implicitly declared in a local fashion at the moment it's used.
Long story short, here's an example of an object that needs to be passed from one local scope to another local scope:

macroScript Variables


rollout Roll "Scopes"
pickbutton pickobj "Pick object"
on pickobj picked objectPicked do if isValidNode objectPicked do pickobj.tooltip = "You picked " +

button pass "Pass the variable, come on"
on pass pressed do (

newObj = copy objectPicked
print newObj

createDialog Roll 300 80


How would you guys approach the problem?
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9/29/2016 11:02:25 AM (last edit: 9/29/2016 2:54:01 PM)
show user profile  Garp
Something like

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9/30/2016 2:32:24 PM (last edit: 9/30/2016 2:32:24 PM)
show user profile  3joez
Thansk Garp. Now I understand.
But generally, how can you tell when a scope starts and ends?
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9/30/2016 2:49:41 PM (last edit: 9/30/2016 2:49:41 PM)
show user profile  Garp
In short, the parentheses.
For more details, there's a whole topic in the ref. Look for 'scope of variables'.

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10/1/2016 1:39:42 AM (last edit: 10/1/2016 1:39:42 AM)
show user profile  3joez
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10/1/2016 7:42:42 AM (last edit: 10/1/2016 7:42:42 AM)
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