AW: AW: is find or offset with wildcards possible?
Tiemo Hollmann TB
toolbook at kestner.de
Fri Feb 12 03:53:45 EST 2016
Interesting, thanks for the info.
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von Mark Waddingham
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 10. Februar 2016 18:22
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Betreff: Re: AW: is find or offset with wildcards possible?
On 2016-02-10 18:06, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> Bonsoir Thierry,
> ui, thats fancy. I haven't seen yet a function which changes input
> parameter as a kind of result
This is actually quite a rare pattern in the engine (when exposed as
function type syntax at least)... However, user handlers can obviously do
this with the use of the '@' symbol:
command returnMoreThanOneValue pInput, @rOutput1, @rOutput2
put item 1 of pInput into rOutput1
put item 2 of pInput into rOutput2
(This works for on, command, function and private variants too).
If you prepend your parameter with @ then that handler must be called with
something which looks like a variable, and in that case the variable itself
is passed to the handler, rather than the variable's value.
Prior to 7 you could only use actual variables in such parameters, but from
7 you can use array elements too. i.e.
returnMoveThanOneValue "1,2", tArray, tArray
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