Do widgets support introspection?

Brian Milby brian at
Wed Jan 10 13:18:04 EST 2018

My guess is that will be for livecodescript libraries since they do not end
up with a manifest file.
On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 12:09 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> On 01/10/2018 09:56 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:
> > Are you sure you didn't confuse 'source file' with 'manifest' - its
> > dealing with no source file in extensions that commit sorts out (also
> > why protected extensions need their docs extracted at build time -
> > there's no source file in them for the IDE to poke).
> Yes. I'm looking at the __fetchScriptLibraryData function, which
> attempts to retrieve information from the api.lcdoc file if there's no
> manifest.xml file present. The .lcdoc files for widgets are quite
> different from those for the dictionary (and with good reason), and much
> useful information in the xml file is not present in the lcdoc file. I'm
> guessing that much needs to change for this to work as described.
> --
>   Mark Wieder
>   ahsoftware at
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