[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] At Start Stack Error with Grids and Location Format name

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Mon Jul 30 15:05:24 MST 2012


Thus spake Joel Uckelman:
> Thus spake Tim M:
> > Again using 3.1.17 a different issue causes an interesting error. Start
> > a new module
> > 
> > In main map:
> > Create a Zone (named "Zone") with a rectangular grid (w/ numeric rows &
> > columns). In the grid numbering dialog define the Location format as
> > $column$ from the selection menu.
> > Now in the Zone dialog specify the Location Format as $gridLocation$
> > SnameS from the selection menu.
> > 
> > Add an At start stack called "piece" to the map and snap it to any of
> > the locations in the zones grid - the x and y values in the At Start
> > Stack dialog will read some numeric values as appropriate. Check the
> > "Use Grid Location" box on - the x and y boxes disappear and should be
> > replaced with a Location box that read "# (the column number) Zone" -
> > looks good. Now save the module....uhoh! :D 
> > 
> > A problem was found in this module.
> > Bad location name 2 Zone in piece.
> > 
> > Nothing in error log however
> 
> I was trying to reproduce this bug in 3.1.19, but I can't quite follow
> what you're saying to do.
> 
> I don't get the "# (the column number) Zone" in the Location box you
> mention, but maybe I've made a mistake prior to that point.

Tim? Does this still happen for you with 3.1.19?
 
-- 
J.


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