put to stdout in standalone?

Alex Rice alex at mindlube.com
Fri Dec 19 13:05:36 EST 2003

I often use "put" to write stuff to the message box for debugging. In a 
standalone, this content is apparently missing. On OS X it does not 
appear in the console.log. Is this a bug with the standalone engine?

Where does it go on OS X?
Where does it go on Windows?

On Unix I assume one can control stdout and stderr by using IO 
redirection in the shell command used to start the GUI app. But OS X 
and Windows I don't know.

when writing an external, it would be nice to be able to write content 
to the message box for debugging. Is this possible? I suppose I could 
send the engine a "put" message. Just looking for the preferred way.

Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> | Mindlube Software | 

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