Making a tool palette

Marty Knapp martyknapp at
Tue Nov 30 00:21:31 EST 2010

Thanks Chipp and Jan,

I don't want to edit or replace the LC tool palette, just create 
something similar for a project where I'm trying to imitate Visio where 
you drag symbols off a palette onto your worksheet. I would have half a 
dozen different buttons that the user could drag onto a stack window 
where the button would be created (perhaps from a template button).

Has anyone done something similar that I could look at?

Thanks again,
Marty Knapp
> Marty,
> I might suggest you try and create a blank palette and then examine
> the scripts of rev's tool palette before jumping into the deep end.
> Modifying the IDE requires a deep understanding of how LC‘s IDE works,
> and isn't recommended for those not well-versed in it's ways.
> On Monday, November 29, 2010, Marty Knapp<martyknapp at>  wrote:
>> I want to make a tool palette very similar to the LC tool palette, that I can drag a button off of and have it create on a stack. So I copied revtools.rev to the desktop and changed its name there and tried to open it, but of course LC wants to know what to do with the existing tool palette. I did try closing that before opening my copy but got the same message. I want to take a peek at the scripting to learn how to make my own - what should I do, or does someone have another idea for me?
>> Thank you for any responses,
>> Marty Knapp

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