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Re: Snippets - !Makro
In article <cb418c6958.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>,
Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > But I think it makes sense to store Sets in Choices?
> Yes, I think that would make sense. But would that be the only location
> or should sets inside Makro be available too (like modes in StrongED)?
Most commonly applications are supplied with a default set of choices
inside. Then these are stored in Choices. StrongED is unusual in having
such a large set of user choices.
I have never found example sets to be of a lot of use except as examples.
I suspect most people using Makro would want to roll their own.
> > How many sets can Makro2 handle?
> The original 1.59 supported 32 (changeable in the source). Although that
> variable is still in Makro2 it's no longer used so the number of sets is
> now limitless (within reasonable bounds, of course).
Nice one. I have long had a Sets2 where I stored little used sets. I would
still do that, rather than clutter the Menu. Moving a set from Sets2 to
Sets is no trouble.
> > I can also see a use for sets to be stored anywhere and accepted when
> > dragged to the iconbar? Probably not worth doing unless easy. Maybe
> > these should be temporary sets so not listed in the menu?
> If they're not listed in the menu how would you switch to them? The bump
> icons simply move to the prev/next menu entry (slight simplification).
They would be ephemeral. Not listed in the Menu. Lost when another set is
chosen - but the set file is of course still where it should be.
I envisage this as a Set for a specific job being in the relevant
directory. If you need it, drag it to the Iconbar.
> Anyway, that's something to consider later. Right now I need to get back
> to VirtuDesk and then StrongED so work on Makro needs to be put on hold.
Good to hear! We've not had an update since 4.70a13 (11-Oct-2018) and I
know you have been doing things off-stage.
One thing I find particularly annoying is the current EOL trimming.
Several times I have wanted to add a space or TAB to the ends of a block.
Currently they are trimmed before you can use them.
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