'Blessed' plugins

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Fri Sep 17 17:16:40 EDT 2004

On 9/17/04 3:58 PM, "FlexibleLearning at aol.com" <FlexibleLearning at aol.com>

> There is, presently no way I can figure to make a plugin immune from Rev's
> drap and drop of controls. For plugins that need to be modifiable this is a
> problem, especially for palette or modeless stacks... User accidentally
> creates  
> a control on your plugin and cannot easily remove it (and if a newbie to Rev
> would probably be very confused if not lost).

You're so right, Hugh! I opened Fred Rinaldi's RegEx builder plugin and
dragged a button right on top of it!
> At the moment, the revTools palette locks messages (so no trapping events)
> and only tests if visible and modifiable (unreliable). My suggestion is a
> 'blessed' property of some nature that the plugin author and revTools both
> implement as a common identifier.

How about something simple like: don't do this for any stacks that are in
the plugins folder?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com

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