widget properties

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Feb 24 17:11:48 EST 2018


hh wrote:

 >> Richard G. wrote:
 >> I'm suggesting the engine have an enhancement to add
 >> the widget-specific info to the  universally-supported
 >> "the properties" info.
 >
 > It would be possible to simply add all the info that the property
 > inspector can display. But that can also easily be scripted by the
 > user of the widget.
 > Or use the demo-stacks of the widget's author (I usually provide
 > these) which contain (parts of) setter and getter scripts.

Exactly.  There are many workarounds available.

What's missing is support for the universal method by which we can 
obtain property info, "the properties" function.

Given that the engine is apparently already able to obtain that info, 
adding it to the universal mechanism for this should seem short work, no?

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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