API Component.GetParent

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<sidebar>API Contents</sidebar> Gets the owner of the components handle

Class hierarchy




HANDLE Current

The component to find the parent of
The default value for this parameter is: this

Return value


Returns the owner of the components handle

Detailed description

This call will return the immediate parent of the component in the component tree.

Note the parent of an object is not always a compiled component, and may be a group or in some circumstances even a built-in shape or text object.


Calling in a calculation

  • Declare a variable 'result' of type HANDLE
  • Add to a calculation icon:
    result = ::Component.GetParent(current)

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