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Tracking stamp use

This is for those with 10s of stamps and trying track use/weed/organise them, so ideas…

#1. Add comments to the Stamp. Action code comments are fairly new so long-time users of Tinderbox might consider adding comments to their stamps.

#2. a way to track use is to add a user String-type attribute called StampUsed. At the end of each stamp add code `$StampUsed="###"; where the ### is the UI name of the stamp. Thus when a stamp is used, it leaves a hidden comment for the user. This can be enhanced by extending the stamp’s code to record the stamp name and date/time of execution.

This would record the most recent use of the stamp.

Another approach might be to create a note /StampUsage. Then a stamp could conclude $Text(/StampUsage) += StampName\n

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How does one actually pull the name of the stamp being used? The above sample only records “StampNamen”.

My apologies—you can’t. You have to type or copy paste the value.

Then again, even if you could, if you knew the name to input, why would you need it as an output? :slight_smile:

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I meant, if your stamp is named “Postage”, you’d write

$Text(/StampUsage) += "Postage\n";
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I meant, if your stamp is named “Postage”, you’d write

$Text(/StampUsage) += "Postage\n";
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