28429Re: [peditors] Another for my wish list
- Nov 6 6:57 PMCool - when can I try a beta?
On 11/6/06, John Markley <jmmjr@...> wrote:
> Quoting Neil Smithline <peditors@...<peditors%40smithline.net>
> > I thought about that and it has pros and cons. The pro is that the
> > already has the DA-type interaction that one wants. The con is that the
> > tools don't interface well with pScripts. How would I get a value out of
> > tool? Would /&specAct return a value or set $$ or something? That seems
> > relatively non-obvious to me. That being said, it does seem more
> > than "script"ish. I think, if it was implemented as a tool and the tool
> > once the user hit OK, the ability to run a specified script and that
> > could get the values out of the form, then it would be great.
> Oh, pTool is definitely pScript friendly, in fact you don't need
> pedit at all for pScripting, can do with pTool alone. Relevant
> pToolSet modules are pScriptTool, pScriptButtons, and pScriptPad, as
> well as the functions (buttons, strokes, taps, and SpecActIds)
> available through pToolSet preferences. If pTool is on you can launch
> pScripts a bunch of ways, and certainly (I think), a pScript launch
> could be built into the kind of module (pFormTool?) you've described.
> ~ John
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