viktoras at ekoinf.net
Sat Dec 9 15:15:50 CST 2006
I tried put "test_foo" into $FOO from within one instance of Revolution,
then answer $FOO from within another. Answer is empty. Documentation also
says that on Windows $ can be used to read parameters passed in a command
line... While on Unix and MacOS this should modify environment variable...
From: J. Landman Gay
Date: 12/9/2006 10:42:05 PM
To: How to use Revolution
Subject: Re: Multi-standalone communication
Viktoras Didziulis wrote:
> Unfortunately this does not work on Windows :-( only on MacOS and Unixes..
I just tried it on WinXP and it worked here. From the message box:
put "test string" into $foo
When I look in the variable watcher, I see the variable and its
contents. I didn't try a shell command though.
>> You can already set environment variables. Here is a quote from one of
>> Mark Waddingham's posts:
>> You can both read and write to shell variables in Revolution. So the
>> put foo into $FOO
>> put shell("echo $FOO")
>> Results in what you would expect in the message-box :o)
>> This seems like an easy way to do it.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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