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Re: Entering and capturing variable information in a macro

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  • John Rethorst
    ... Sure. See the macro help for Get Character, Get Integer, Get Key, Get Measure, Get Number, Get String and Get Text commands. All put the data of that type
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 23, 2008
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      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "Mark" <marktaylor108@...> wrote:
      >
      > WordPerfect 5.1 DOS.... one amazing feature was the ability to have a
      > macro pause, accept something typed in (up to 9 different variables
      > could be stored in a macro), and then do things with the stored
      > temporary variable information.
      >
      > I have never seen such a macro ability in WordPerfect for Macintosh...
      > or is it possible? (Is a workaround to have a new, temporary document
      > be created, and, after some variable information is typed, an "Enter"
      > keystroke has the "variable" information then copied (and pasted where
      > needed)??

      Sure. See the macro help for Get Character, Get Integer, Get Key,
      Get Measure, Get Number, Get String and Get Text commands. All
      put the data of that type in a variable that can then be used for
      anything.

      John R.
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