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4246Re: [Clip] Re: Newbie with a project (macro? simple?)

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  • Don Passenger
    Aug 8 8:45 AM
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      so after all of this....does anyone have the complete version for us casual
      observers?

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      Don Passenger
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Sheri <silvermoonwoman@...>
      To: <ntb-clips@egroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 11:26 AM
      Subject: [Clip] Re: Newbie with a project (macro? simple?)


      > Hi Jody,
      >
      > > Try looping the whole Clip. You can also you a loop checking for
      > > like:
      > >
      > > ^!Delay 2
      > > ^!IfTrue ^$IsAltKeyDown$ Next else Skip_-1
      > >
      > > to look at the edit thing you wanted to in your program, even do
      > > a copy of it, and then press the Alt key when you want to get the
      > > prompt to enter your text.
      >
      > Both interesting ideas I'll have to play with <g>
      >
      > Just have to keep the two apps syncronized on the data. There are
      > more records in the text file than are showing in the Catalog
      > listing. Very often the next record in each app matches though.
      > Also, I may try to alter the contents pasted in the description based
      > on the value of my input field (beyond pasting the actual value of
      > the field).
      >
      > >
      > > > That is the one place that the macro still occasionally fails,
      > > > swapping panes with SHIFT-TAB, followed by a Delay. <g>
      > >
      > > There might be a way, but it is hard to tell from this end. ;)
      >
      > Is it possible to access the status line of the window (down at the
      > bottom) similar to the titlebar text? When the focus is on the Left
      > Side of the Explorer like window, the first field of the status line
      > says "Loaded" and the second field has the name of the current disk
      > or folder. When you switch to the right pane, the first field still
      > says "Loaded" but the second field says "Previous Folder...". If I
      > could somehow know that the second field equals "Previous Folder..."
      > my ^!KEYBOARD DOWN would happen in the right place.
      >
      >
      > > > Reading the feature comparison, I noted that labels are
      > > > excluded from the Light version. I imagine they would be pretty
      > > > important for complex tasks, logical branching, etc.?
      > >
      > > Where are you reading that at? That should not be there anymore.
      > > Light now supports and Clip code that Standard does.
      >
      > Had a hard time finding it again <g>
      >
      > In the Help file, "Clip Language - Testing Conditions" last command
      > shown is:
      >
      > >^$IsLightVersion$
      > >Returns 1 if the NoteTab program currently running is the Freeware
      > >version (trial mode not enabled), or 0 if it is not. Useful to check
      > >if the full set of Clipbook commands are supported or not. The
      > >Freeware version does not support labels (except EXIT) nor the
      > >following features: RunPerl, RunGawk, RunScript.
      >
      > I'm not positive that this is where I read it, but it looks familiar.
      >
      > Take care,
      > Sheri
      >
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