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Description: GUIServer for script writers
Download: proaction.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 556kb
Version: 1.7
Date: 22 Dec 13
Author: Andy Broad
Submitter: Andy Broad
Email: andy/broad ology org uk
Homepage: http://www.broad.ology.org.uk/amiga/proaction/
Category: library/reaction
Replaces: library/reaction/proaction.lha
License: Other
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 8506
Comments: 1
Snapshots: 0
Downloads: 227  (Current version)
976  (Accumulated)
Votes: 5 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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ProAction Version 1.7

ProAction provides GUIs for script writers, using a unique "dual ARexx Port"
ProAction itslef is an ARexx host which provides functions for building and
the GUI, then GUI events are sent  as commands to an ARexx port managed by the

It can be used from any language that can support an ARexx host 
(ARexx (with rexxsupport.libray) python via arexx.so etc etc)


1.7 Add support for texteditor.gadget

1.6 Each GUI now uses an ofset internal GadgetID so that large nubers of guis 
    without restart don;t exhaust the 16bit limit
    GetFile was not opened properly

1.5 Add support for chooser.gadget listbrowser.gadget and sysiclass
    Extend List support to include REMOVE and INSERT
    Some bug fixes.

1.4 Add yet more TAGS and gadgets to the supported list. 


AmigaOS4.1 (possibly work with 4.0 untested)


Unpack archive to your prefered destination.
Run ProAction once by clicking on the ProActionCtrl Icon to prime the
AppDir: mechanism.


Read the documentation. (most people get this step wrong, please be the
exception that proves this rule...)

Write a script....

There is a increased selection of examples in the Docs/ drawer.

There ProActionCtrl control script allows to you to adjust the debug level and 
other parameters. It need not be run unless needed, it's just another client 


Documentation may be found in the docs drawer or at 


Source code is provided for reference purposes only. The project 
is *not* open source. You may read the source code and use it to
inform or inspire your own project, but you may not build or 
release a binary version of ProAction, modified or otherwise. 

The right not to include source code in future releases is reserved.

have fun

Thanks to Niels Bache for his PAHello.rexx example.
Thanks to Frank Ruthe for the ProActtionCtrl icon.


PS Please send feedback to andy()broad.ology.org.uk

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