Multi-standalone communication

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat Dec 9 15:39:45 EST 2006

Viktoras Didziulis wrote:
> Unfortunately this does not work on Windows :-( only on MacOS and Unixes...

I just tried it on WinXP and it worked here. From the message box:

   put "test string" into $foo

When I look in the variable watcher, I see the variable and its 
contents. I didn't try a shell command though.

> Viktoras 
>> You can already set environment variables. Here is a quote from one of 
>> Mark Waddingham's posts: 
>> You can both read and write to shell variables in Revolution. So the 
>> following: 
>> put foo into $FOO 
>> put shell("echo $FOO") 
>> Results in what you would expect in the message-box :o) 
>> This seems like an easy way to do it. 

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