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Re: [spr4601] clim questions from slug
Am I right i thinking that the questions below got answered on the
clim/slug mailing list?
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Chris Richardson, Franz Inc. 1995 University Avenue, Suite 275
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I am on a SPARC in Allegro w/ CLIM 1.0. I have an application frame with two layouts (Normal, and Editor). I have been doing some experimentation with
swapping layouts in an application via an application command. The first
problem I have notice is that if you have a command like.
(define-my-application-command (swap-them-back-and-forth :name t) ()
(sleep 10) ;plenty of time to swap them panes around!
The command will only do the first set-frame-layout. My interactor pane that
is included with both layouts is still active though. So if I use a different
command that just does (set-frame-layout 'Original-Layout), I can get back
to my original layout. Why can't I swap more than one layout within the same
The second problem I am having is that within the same application command,
when I swap layouts I cannot do output to the newly exposed pane of my new
layout (even with force-output). However, If I put the same code in a
different command and then invoke it after invoking the command that swaps the
layouts , the output will appear on the newly exposed frame. Why can't I
output within the same command when I swap layouts?
In my case I am trying to setup up a single command in which the person invokes
a multi-page editor on a presentation object that is in a timeline like
display. I would like to do this in a single step. But right now the only
way to get it to work is invoking three commands (when I should be able to do
it with only one)! Is there something trivial that I am missing?