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[REBOL] dynamically set labels and choices in view

From: mgh520::yahoo::com at: 6-Sep-2001 21:49

I have a layout contained within an object, like this: REBOL[] context-spec: [ name: "Edna Crabapple" page-layout: layout [ size 640x480 below h2 "Test" return label name button "Print Value" [print ["name in button action:" name]] ] ] myview: make object! context-spec myview/name: "Homer Simpson" print myview/name ; will always show "Edna Crabapple" in the label view myview/page-layout My original problem was with the action of the button always printing "Edna Crabapple", but that was resolved (thanks to help from this list) by creating a context-spec to make the object from. But now the problem is the label. The label will always get displayed as "Edna Crabapple" because the value is determined the first time the layout block is evaluated and then never again. So even though I change the name variable, I can't get that name to display the first time I "view myview/page-layout". What I want is to have labels and the options of a choice field populated from the "outside" of myview rather than hard coded in there. Any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated. mike p.s. extra detail: what I really have here is a layout with many choice fields, each with a label and several options. So I retrieve xml from a server, where the xml contains something like: <Fields> <Field name="firstName" labelText="First Name"/> <Field name="state" labelText="State"> <Option text="Alabama"/> <Option text="Arkansas"/> ... </Field> </Fields> Then this xml will be used to set the labels and options for the layout. But my problem is the values for those things are set in stone once REBOL evaluates the layout block.