GLX2 Web Browser Beta
jerry at daniels-mara.com
Tue Mar 18 15:30:39 EDT 2008
Mucho gracias for the GLX2 love!
How to get the props of something quickly from within GLX2--without
ever leaving it?
Well, if the object of your desire has a Tab assigned to it in the
GLX2 Script Editor, you can right-click* on ANY GLX2 Tab and get a
menu that lets you do any one the following:
- Edit Props of This Object
- Edit Props of Owner
- Edit Script of Owner
- Show Object in App Browser (this currently just opens the Rev
- Go to Parent Stack
This handy contextual menu works on the active Tab in GLX2 or any non-
active tab, AND it does so without activating the Tab upon which you
right-click. I use this constantly to edit the script or properties of
the Tab object's "owner"--the group,card or stack to which a control,
group or card belongs. In this way I avoid repeated trips to the Rev
* right-click = control-click on 1 btn Mac mouse; two fingers on
trackpad + click on Mac laptops running OS X Leopard.
Daniels & Mara, Inc.
Makers of GLX2
On Mar 18, 2008, at 2:13 PM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
> Yes I updated and tested in GLX2 the first chance I had. It is very
> fast. Noticeably faster by far.
> One comment about how I use GLX2: It seems I keep switching out of
> the script edit environment to get to the (rev)property inspector
> from the norm rev menu and then switch back. I need constant quick
> access to the rev stack, card, object inspector for my workflow. I
> am not familiar with the GLX2 preferred method to do this?
> That said:
> I love the way Web 2.0 sites are available in the script editor.
> I love clickable handlers, In fact that was the only way to track
> down the RR Bug 6019 by using the clickable handler name to find
> where revSave in revLibrary were misbehaving. Since no one else
> seemed to have my particular bug Mark was giving me ideas of things
> to check in the revLibrary and we found a workaround/fix for 6019
> which I am very pleased with. My computer froze at least thirty
> times during the time it took to find that bug.
> I love tabs for quick checks and code changes.
> I love auto archives. (saved me during the 6019 freezes)
> I now love the hover over an item to see what it's name was during
> writing a script.
> Thanks again,
> Tom McGrath
> On Mar 18, 2008, at 2:51 PM, Jerry Daniels wrote:
>> Not sure if you're a Mac or Windows person, but Safari 3.1 just
>> came out today and GLX2 is using it (on Mac) via RevBrowser's
>> builit-in web browser--and it's FAST. Very nice on Web 2.0 sites,
>> Jerry Daniels
>> Daniels & Mara, Inc.
>> Makers of GLX2
>> On Mar 17, 2008, at 11:19 PM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
>>> Thanks Sarah,
>>> Of course it was most obvious. I am not proficient with GLX2 yet.
>>> I do enjoy a lot of the features though.
>>> On Mar 17, 2008, at 11:58 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>>>>> What is GLX2 Web Browser Beta?
>>>>> How do I see it or interact with it???
>>>> Make sure you have the latest beta of GLX2 and then open it's
>>>> It isn't necessary to be scripting anything at the time, but you
>>>> be if you want. In the "Go" menu, the last item will be "Open web
>>>> browser". Once a browser tab has opened, you can click any of the
>>>> links in the list on the left, which include all the help pages for
>>>> GLX2. You can also type in your own addresses to go to them
>>>> Use the "Go" menu for bookmarks, history etc.
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