User Extensions/Externals

Graham & Heather Harrison crw at nosirrah.com
Tue Apr 27 22:17:33 EDT 2010


Jacque wrote:
> Rev can't find the external. The "handler" it's missing is one of the 
> calls in the external library. 

So since I put it where instructed, and where rev Preferences says to look, why is it "missing"?
> Externals are a little bit advanced. They aren't hard exactly but I'm 
> not sure I'd learn Rev with them. This may be something you want to wait 
> a while to tackle.
> 
I'm not looking to write externals at the moment. This one obviously provides some solutions to rev's shortcomings on Mac OS, so I would like to see what is handled. That way I can save myself a lot of frustration (f'ing and blinding about why doesn't that work) and toil (reinventing perfectly good wheels).
> On the other hand, if you're game, there are two 
> lessons on the web site that cover how to set up and work with a stack 
> using externals.
> 

Does this mean that using an external is not just a case of putting it in the appropriate library and Voila!? In that case I will have to look at these lessons… now.


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