Functions out of the message path?
devin_asay at byu.edu
Mon Mar 6 18:20:57 EST 2006
On Mar 6, 2006, at 4:16 PM, Arthur Urban wrote:
> Is there a way to call a function in an object out of the message
> path? I'm surprised that there is no syntax for something like the
> call DoSpecialCalculation( valueA, valueB ) of fld "Test"
> and have the return value placed in the variable "it". Or even:
> call into myLocalVar DoSpecialCalculation( valueA, valueB ) of fld
> or better yet:
> put DoSpecialCalculation( valueA, valueB ) of fld "Test" into
Take a look at the value function. It will take as an argument an
expression (handler or function) and the object that contains the
handler or function definition.
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