Printing in LC 7.0.3

Mike Doub mikedoub at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 06:40:40 EST 2015


Graham, I think you misunderstood my comment.   The comma is actually a
function.  It concatinates two string with a comma in the middle.  Much
like &&.

I got confused on this one too.   But it is really helpful, especially when
working with screen coordinates.

Mike

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com> wrote:

> I don’t think ‘put’ is a function, it’s a command. According to the LC
> Dictionary, it expects "any expression that evaluates to a string.” So it
> is quite clever of the engine to interpret a set of numbers separated by
> commas as a string.
>
> LC has a number of helpful interpretations like this, but I'm not sure how
> many of them are official. If unofficial, then it's presumably legit (even
> if very annoying) when RunRev tightens the rules.
>
> Graham
>
> > On 5 Mar 2015, at 04:17, Mike Doub <mikedoub at gmail.com <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >
> > Lookup ,  in the dictionary.   It is a function.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, stephen barncard <
> > stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:34 AM, Terence Heaford <t.heaford at icloud.com
> <javascript:;>
> >> <javascript:;>>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> put 0,0,300,200 into tPrintRect
> >>
> >>
> >> why no quotes around the comma delimited list?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - Deeds Not Words
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