common code patterns

Scott Morrow scott at
Fri Aug 11 00:54:23 EDT 2017

What about the use of mobile-only commands… needing to always wrap them in something to keep the IDE from touching.

if "mobile" is in the environment then
  mobileControlSet tObject, tProp, tValue
end if	

> On Aug 10, 2017, at 6:50 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> On 11 Aug 2017, at 11:45 am, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> You know, if you'd post what you're trying to do it might be more possible to stay on target here. For instance, I regularly have to fill an array with constants in an initialization routine or use a custom property array filled with constants. Is that any help? Or are you looking to make a macro processor? Or a library of common <things>? Or something else?
> A library of common <things> is probably the best description at the moment but the use case is not reusable handlers as we have other means for that.
> Basically anything where you follow a common pattern to do a thing but you can’t abstract away so you don’t have to write the pattern any more.
> Cheers
> Monte
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