Do widgets support introspection?

Ali Lloyd ali.lloyd at
Wed Jan 10 16:52:05 EST 2018

revIDEExtensions gives info on all the installed extensions, user or
otherwise (I guess it's the revIDE prefix that makes it sound like it

Yes, it is going to be documented some day! Hopefully when there are more
resources available to sort out documenting the IDE.

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 9:17 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> On 01/10/2018 12:37 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote:
> > Brian is correct, this is a temporary use of the lcdoc stuff for script
> > libraries to contain info that would be contained in its manifest.
> >
> > Rather than worrying about what information comes from where, it would
> > probably be best to use the revIDEExtensions function which returns all
> the
> > 'metadata' associated with extensions (both lcb and lcs). Although
> > admittedly that doesn't yet contain information about public handlers in
> > script library extensions.
> Thanks for that! revIDEExtensions() looks almost useful. Is there
> something similar for user extensions? Is this function going to be
> documented some day?
> --
>   Mark Wieder
>   ahsoftware at
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