File, variable, array, split
ttasovac at Princeton.EDU
Mon Sep 23 09:51:01 CDT 2002
I have one more question though:
When I build a standalone application with my current setup, I still need
the translation text file external to the application. Is there a way to
make it reside inside the application, invisible to the user?
On 23.09.2002 04:01, "David Vaughan" <david at dvkconsult.com.au> wrote:
> Your global variable is "tTranslations" in the first handler and
> "tTranslation" in the second. Add an "s" to the second one and try
> On Monday, Sep 23, 2002, at 16:28 Australia/Sydney, Toma Tasovac wrote:
>> I have a text file with a tab delimited list of words and
>> translations, i.e.
>> word1 translation1
>> word2 translation2
>> I use the following code to put this file into a variable and then
>> turn it into an array:
>> on openStack
>> global tTranslations
>> put url "file:translations" into tTranslations
>> split tTranslations with cr and tab
>> end openStack
>> Then, I have a field with some text in it. I want the user to click
>> on a word in the text and have the translation displayed in another
>> field, called ³Translation Display² So...
>> on mouseUp
>> global tTranslation
>> select the clickChunk
>> put the clickText into tClickedWord
>> put tTranslations[tClickedWord] into fld "Translation Display"
>> end mouseUp
>> And that should be it. But it¹s not. When I click on the word, it
>> gets selected, but no translation appears in the ³Translation
>> Display². I get no error messages.
>> Any ideas on how I should troubleshoot this?
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