ask/answer.. prev use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #807

Robert Presender rpresender at
Thu Oct 31 05:31:04 EST 2002

On Wednesday, October 30, 2002, at 09:02  AM, Rodger Eller wrote

>>> Solution: start Rev first or make a standalone. I don't think there 
>>> is
>>> an other solution.
>> Hi Terry,
>> Thank you for the info. It appears that one would have to assume that,
>> if ask/answer is used,
>> if it works in development it should work elsewhere.  I am aware that
>> in build  ask/answer
>> has to be selected in resources.  Wonder why it is not available if
>> one wants to check his work in a "project" situation rather than 
>> having
>> to build a standalone  each time ask/answer is used.
>> Again, thanks.
>> Regards ... Bob
> To test your project WITH all of the resources available such as 
> ask/answer
> dialogs, you only have to select
> "Suspend Revolution UI" from the development menu. Then your project is
> running with everything it would normally have as a standalone, but the
> development environment is hidden.

Thanks for the tip Rodger.  It works great.

> I agree that testing would be more developer-friendly if one could just
> double-click a rev file from the desktop. This was discussed several 
> months
> ago on the list. I wonder if RunRev listened to their userbase on that
> issue as they were designing v1.5 (now v2.0). I believe there was a
> majority consensus that the the double-click method was more desirable 
> than
> suspending the UI from a menu. It just seems more intuitive to simply
> double-click the file to me.

It isn't in 1.5A7r1.  Maybe in 2.0?

Thanks again Rodger.

Regards ... Bob

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