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VuLMz:
hello HyperNext forums
i have been reading the quickstart guide, might not have read it as thoroughly as i should have, but have some questions, i am at the part of creating my first plug-in in the developer, it says go to edit menu and select MainCode, my version doesnt have this first of all and i just downloaded it so should be the most recent, i just went to edit script and should be the maincode they are talking about right?

it says to create a new handler called Init
how do you create a new handler?

probably more questions later but these are for now, thanks guys

V

p.s. anyone who willing to answer some noob questions and has skype my skype name is mr.vulmz
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VuLMz:
tried to wing it.. totally failed.

maybe just the handler part, but when i tried to run it it looked like it was going to the script page then went to a blank card.

if someone can clarify the steps in the basic plug-in thing maybe that will help, thanks guys

Malkom:

--- Quote from: "VuLMz" ---tried to wing it.. totally failed.

maybe just the handler part, but when i tried to run it it looked like it was going to the script page then went to a blank card.

if someone can clarify the steps in the basic plug-in thing maybe that will help, thanks guys
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Sorry for all the problems - mostly due to the docs not being updated when the editor was.

To find the MainCode section:-

1) Click on the card or an object such as a button

2) To open the Editor - from the Properties Window (toolbar) click the Script button
     its on the left-most tab - Main

3) Near the top of the Editor Window click the MainCode button

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About Handlers - all object (controls) and cards have them by default.
You can create new procedures within each object handler - these procedures are local to that handler

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The blank card you reported when you ran the project is caused by a bug but there is a simple work around:--

The card's handler script needs 2 or more lines in it otherwise the card sometimes does not initialize fully when loading - so Gotos do not work for that card or it does not display its controls.
Just open the card's script and add a blank line after the comment line.
Of course if you put code in there it will also work.


The Circles plug-in is probably the most interesting to follow - its in the HyperNext Examples - Developer Projects folder

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