Stupid Send in Time Question

Phil Jimmieson phil at
Wed Sep 23 03:28:32 EDT 2009

Hi Judy,
how about putting the names of all of your images as comma separated  
items in a list, and then retrieving one item after the other?
You could use a loop there.

On 23 Sep 2009, at 03:50, Judy Perry wrote:

> Thank you, Sarah.
> So, do I have this properly?:
> If I used my brain and came up with an intelligent naming system for  
> my
> images I could use a loop, but, I didn't and so I won't;
> It's not a slideshow, so that's out;
> and, that leaves
> Use wait with messages... think I'll go with that!
> Thank you again!
> Judy
> On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>> if you use "wait with messages", then it won't be too bad, as the
>> interface will not appear to be frozen i.e. the window can be moved
>> around the screen etc.
>> Resizing will not work as the resizeStack message will not be sent
>> until after your loop.
>> The "send in time" method can be done in a couple of ways.
>> You can have a series of handlers, with the last line of each doing
>> the send in time.
>> Or you can have a single handler with a script local or global
>> containing a counter. The handle could check the value of this
>> counter, so something based on the value, increment the counter, then
>> "send in time" back to the original handler.
>> However, if this is just a slideshow type thing, how about putting
>> each image on a new card, and using a handler like this:
>> command nextSlide
>>  go next card
>>  send "nextSlide" to me in 10 seconds
>> end nextSlide
>> Any additional scripting needed could be in the preOpenCard or
>> openCard handler for each card.
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