Saving/importing custom controls to/from file

Terry Judd tsj at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Nov 9 15:52:41 EST 2010


On 9/11/10 11:51 PM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

> Terry Judd wrote:
> 
>> Seems like it might be a bit simpler if I can suck an object
>> straight out of a networked database onto the clipboard and paste
>> it when and where I want it. Easier to update/maintain and less
>> hassle than loading stacks, making sure the right stack has focus
>> and fiddling with object names and ids and the like.
> 
>    copy <objLongId> to <destObjLongId>
> 
> Takes any object from any stack and puts it where you want it, leaving
> the user's Clipboard intact.
> 
>> There are undoubtedly some interesting implications for RevMobile!
> 
> Many uses - you can copy between standalones, for instance.  I copy
> between Rev and MC regularly since native object persistence in the
> public Clipboard was implemented.
> 
> But why especially useful for RevMobile?

It seems like a simple and fairly robust method for customising/modifying an
existing application.

Terry...
> 
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