ActiveX and RR

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon Aug 9 21:06:50 CDT 2004


Mark Wieder wrote:

> I don't have a strong preference for the actual syntax of the
> declaration statement. I *can* say that I'm not wild about having any
> of the existing syntaxes tacked onto runrev, but I *am* used to using
> them, as are other developers, so it may be worth putting in something
> that feels comfortable to them.

I would stongly advocate using ToolBook's syntax.  To the best of my 
knowledge it remains the only xTalk capable of making direct system 
calls, and has done so for more than a decade.

Although it's been a few years since I worked with it I remember writing 
some routines that directly used the Win API for drawing shapes for a 
custom window and it was a snap.

TookBook changed hands again -- originally published by Asymetrix and 
then Click2Learn, it's now in the hands of Sum Total Systems -- a demo 
is available, which should include the docs:

<http://www.sumtotalsystems.com/toolbook/index.html>

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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