Passing Parameters

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Mon Nov 7 14:38:25 EST 2011


On 11/7/11 8:42 AM, Pete wrote:
> I've never tried the open.read from/write process commands - would those be
> another way to do this?

Yes. See 'open process for neither' in the docs - it accomplishes the same thing 
as 'launch'.

>
> Back in the days when I worked on HP3000 computers, they had something
> called message files.  They were basically files that any number of
> processes could write to and one process could read from and as a record
> was read, it was deleted from the file.  It was a great and very easy way
> to implement client/server communications.
>
> Pete
> Molly's Revenge<http://www.mollysrevenge.com>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 3:41 AM, Mark Schonewille<
> m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com>  wrote:
>
>> Hi Cal,
>>
>> You can start up a standalone from the commandline with
>>
>> C:/path/to/standalone.exe param1 param2,...
>> ~/applications/standalone.app param1 param2...
>>
>> In your standalone you can retrieve the values in $1, $2,... anywhere in
>> your scripts:
>>
>> put $1 into fld 1
>> get item 2 of $2
>>
>> If your standalone is already running, you can use sockets to communicate.
>> Here's http://qery.us/1a2 an example of using sockets for telnet
>> communication. Once you understand how sockets work, you can use them for
>> inter-application communication.
>>
>> On Mac OS X, you can also use AppleScript:
>>
>> set myScript to "answer \"hi\""
>> tell application "Revolution" to do script myScript
>>
>> Of course, the script limits apply, but if you only want to set the value
>> of a variable, this should be sufficient.
>>
>> --
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Mark Schonewille
>>
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>> On 7 nov 2011, at 04:35, Cal Horner wrote:
>>
>>> Is there any command that will allow me to pass a simple parameter to a
>> compiled LC  program?
>>
>>
>>
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