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28429Re: [peditors] Another for my wish list

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  • Neil Smithline
    Nov 6 6:57 PM
      Cool - when can I try a beta?


      - Neil

      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
      > toolset
      > > 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
      > a
      > > tool? Would /&specAct return a value or set $$ or something? That seems
      > > relatively non-obvious to me. That being said, it does seem more
      > "tool"ish
      > > than "script"ish. I think, if it was implemented as a tool and the tool
      > had,
      > > once the user hit OK, the ability to run a specified script and that
      > script
      > > 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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