Message Box Functions broke in 6.1.3?

prothero at earthednet.org prothero at earthednet.org
Wed Nov 20 16:06:04 CET 2013


Thanks for the correction, Phil. Kinda an odd quirk, but it truly does work that way.
Bill

William Prothero
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On Nov 20, 2013, at 6:51 AM, Phil Jimmieson <phil at liverpool.ac.uk> wrote:

> At some point in Rev's development you could no longer invoke functions from the message box using "put functionName" - instead you can just type the name of the function.
> 
> i.e. if you have a handler in one of your scripts:
> 
> function MakeFilename
> ..
> ..
> end function
> 
> in the message box just type
> 
> MakeFilename()
> 
> and press return.
> 
> put MakeFilename() does not work.
> 
> 
> On 20 Nov 2013, at 14:07, Chipp Walters <chipp at chipp.com> wrote:
> 
>> I did this:
>> 
>> 1. Create a new stack
>> 2. put the following in the card script:
>> 
>> function foo
>> put the ticks
>> end foo
>> 
>> 3. Compiled it (Apply)
>> 4. Put in msg:
>> 
>> put foo()
>> 
>> and the result is:
>> 
>> Message execution error:
>> 
>> Error description: Handler: can't find handler
>> 
>> Hint: foo()
>> 
>> ???
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