COM support in RunRev

David Burgun dave at looktowindward.com
Mon Oct 8 11:26:49 CDT 2007


Hi,

Thanks a lot Ken, that should help no end.

All the Best
Dave

On 5 Oct 2007, at 16:12, Ken Ray wrote:

> On Thu, 4 Oct 2007 14:58:58 +0100, David Burgun wrote:
>
>> I know I can achieve the same on the Mac from past experience of
>> using RunRev with AppleScript, however I am not sure of if and how
>> RunRev supports the COM interface?
>
> Currently Rev does not have built in support for COM, although there
> are alternatives:
>
> 1) If you are so inclined you can build a Rev external (DLL).
>
> 2) If there's already non-Rev DLLs available you want to be able to
> use, you can connect to them using VBScript an implement them. A  
> tip on
> how to do this is here:
>      http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/revolution/tips/ext002.htm
>
> (BTW, that tip also explains the difference between a Rev and non-Rev
> DLL.)
>
> 3) You can use VBScript by itself, if the app you're trying to
> communicate with supports it. Examples are here:
>      http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/revolution/tips/iac001.htm
>      http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/revolution/tips/iac002.htm
>
> 4) You could use socket communication, if the app you're trying to
> communicate with supports it.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
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