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    _kbhit() appears to be used for console program...

    _kbhit() appears to be used for console program input. I'm not sure if this is the best function to use, but you can try GetKeyboardState or GetKeyState.
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    New beta version of the Blowfish Object

    Hello, everyone,

    I have attached a new version (1.06b) of the Blowfish object for testing purposes. I have fixed some bugs and added some new functionality. If anyone has ever attempted to use...
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    Re: New Concept - Extension Plugins

    You should check out the Custom object. It was designed to allow user-created objects in MMF.

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects
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    Re: Blowfish and " '' "

    Blowfish doesn't add any characters to your data. It only encrypts the data that's there. It will convert filtered characters to a special code (but it should unfilter those on decryption). It...
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    Re: [Request] Non-Window List object

    Sounds like an array to me.
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    Re: Extention builder needed...

    Because he's not doing a min() calculation as far as I can tell.
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    Re: Extention builder needed...

    Immediate If might actually be easier than that.
  8. Thread: binary

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    Re: binary

    The prefix 0b indicates that the value is in binary. Just lop it off using Mid$ function.
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    Re: Set Position examples - three ways

    I'd like to confirm this bug.

    Funny thing is that I first tried it in build 241, and the bug was not there. It must've been introduced in build 242.
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    Re: "Window has focus"

    The Windows Message Object Pro has that condition. I haven't tested it in MMF2, though, so it might not work. Give it a try and let me know.
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    Re: Source code for ZIP object

    The test file seems to work for me.
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    Re: Source code for ZIP object

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects/ZipObject.zip

    I've converted the extension for you, Herb. You can grab the source at that link. I'm not sure how you want to go about releasing it, so I'll...
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    Re: Source code for ZIP object

    Don't sweat it, Jk. I'll convert them.
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    Re: Source code for ZIP object

    Hi, Herb,

    If you'd like, I can convert the ZIP objects for you. They would not be subject to any of my licensing nonsense.

    E-mail: []bookbaghead@hotmail.com[/]

    Let me know,
    -Matt
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    Re: Sharing an Arrays obj's values/strings

    That save action uses a simple byte-shift encryption. The "method" is just the number by which to shift each byte. It's mainly in there to be compatible with older versions. You should use the the...
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    Re: Sharing an Arrays obj's values/strings

    Yes, you can.

    Use the "Modify/Add a Value" or "Modify/Add a String" to set the value at a key.
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    Re: Sharing an Arrays obj's values/strings

    Why not just make all of the names numbers?

    Str$(index)
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    Re: MMF 2 - Automatic Download of Needed Extension

    I don't understand what you mean. The processes tab contains all processes running on your machine. This includes all foreground and background processes. If your implication is that all...
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    Re: MMF 2 - Automatic Download of Needed Extensions

    A program that runs in the background is simply one that is not visible to the user. It does not mean it must run all of the time. In this case, it would make no sense to have such a program...
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    Re: Sharing an Arrays obj's values/strings

    Try the Associative Array Object. When made global, it will share values across frames and across sub-apps.
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    Re: MMF 2 - Automatic Download of Needed Extensions

    What you suggested is what I was suggesting except that the INSTMFX.EXE could be a 3rd party application in my scenario. Not sure what your "No, no background software!" bit meant.
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    Re: MMF 2 - Automatic Download of Needed Extensions

    I think a neat idea would be to allow the user to install a program (like the add-on obtainer) that MMF could call in the background to grab needed extensions. This way, CT can provide their own...
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    Re: Alterable Value & Alterable String BUG!!

    There's no way for MMF to know at the time (unless you enter just a number) that your value is out of range. My guess is that MMF will just ignore values that are out of range, but it might cap them...
  24. Thread: SDK Documentation

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    Re: SDK Documentation

    I wrote a basic tutorial for the old SDK. Most of it should still apply.

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects/musings/making.html
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    Re: "Tray Icon Object" Needs to be Updated (Buggy)

    Should I feel shamed that you don't have the link to my website memorized? <img src="/center/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

    Give the System Tray object a try: http://www.bumderland.com ...
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    Re: Window Manipulator?

    Not that I know of. The best I can think of is to use the "Get Related Window Handle" expression to loop through windows until you find the one you want. I'm not sure how easy or effective that is,...
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    Re: Window Manipulator?

    Wait. Do you have the process ID or the window handle? WinMessPro needs the window handle. The process ID is useless to the object.
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    Re: Window Manipulator?

    The Window Message Object Pro can do this:
    http://www.bumderland.com/objects/
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    Re: MMF2SDK compile errors with visual studio 8

    Just remove that file. It's unnecessary and problematic.
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    Re: Two Global Array Objects

    Most global objects don't seem to share values across parent and sub-app. The Associative Array object is an exception: http://www.bumderland.com/objects
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    Re: Expression evaluator bug

    Make sure you don't have a Global Value called "X". Might also want to check alterable values, but I don't know how those work with qualifiers in MMF2.
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    Re: I seem to remember...

    You can simulate If-Then-Else clauses using the Boolean object.
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    Re: External Program Manipulation

    The Window Message object can do it. You'll need to determine the window handle of the program and then send it a WM_CLOSE message. Not simple, but it is possible.
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    Re: Ways of limiting memory consumtion?

    Windows Explorer uses caching (it can be disabled, though), so it wouldn't be that horrible a thing to do. View a directory in Thumbnails mode and then check out Thumbs.db (it's the hidden cache...
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    Re: Custom extension building

    I don't think such a tool would be legal.
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    Re: Vermans cipher Extension?

    Assuming we're using this in a program, they keys would have to be static (though they may have been randomly generated). All a person would need is one message in its encrypted and decrypted form,...
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    Re: Vermans cipher Extension?

    I'm a bit interested in this. How does the key get transmitted? If it's random and only used once, how does the recipient know the key to do the decryption?
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    Re: Vermans cipher Extension?

    No useful encryption is unbreakable. Basically, if you can decrypt data, so can someone else.
  39. Re: Global value not affected by sub-app from same

    The Associative Array object can also share data across sub-apps.

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects
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    Re: sub-apps: over everythig only?

    It's probably not as easy as you think. You can't just hide a window copy its contents because it has events that need to be handled. For example, I think handling user input would be problematic.
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    Re: Problems with Counters and Groups

    The problem is the two Counter = 0 events just above the groups. They are constantly deactivating the groups, I think. Try removing those events to see that things seem to work.
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    Re: MMF1 / MMF2 Extensions

    AssArray has been converted:
    http://www.bumderland.com/objects
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    Re: Calculating the Root of a number

    If pow() supports floats, you could try

    pow(number, 1.0/3.0)
  44. Thread: Global Array

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    Re: Global Array

    I don't think MMF's built-in objects support it. The Associative Array object supports it, though.

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects
  45. Thread: CICK 2 release?

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    Re: CICK 2 release?

    I'd imagine that you will have to wait for the MMF2 SDK to be released first. <img src="/center/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />
  46. Thread: CICK 2 release?

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    Re: CICK 2 release?

    I'd imagine that you will have to wait for the MMF2 SDK to be released first. <img src="/center/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />
  47. Re: Associative Array=bad compensation for datasto

    MMF has that condition built into it (as konjak has stated), so it is unecessary and redundant to include it in the object itself.

    Unless you plan on supporting duplicate objects, which doesn't...
  48. Re: Associative Array=bad compensation for datasto

    MMF has that condition built into it (as konjak has stated), so it is unecessary and redundant to include it in the object itself.

    Unless you plan on supporting duplicate objects, which doesn't...
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    Re: Active Object loading external files?

    If a developer felt so inclined, he could do this with an extension. As far as I can tell, all of the Active Object functionality can be included in an object just by setting a few flags, so all the...
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    Re: Active Object loading external files?

    If a developer felt so inclined, he could do this with an extension. As far as I can tell, all of the Active Object functionality can be included in an object just by setting a few flags, so all the...
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    Re: How to que "messages" to sub-apps?

    Instead of replacing the text at a key, just append it and separate the two messages with some delimiter. Then have the sub-app grab the text and break it into individual messages based on the...
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    Re: How to que "messages" to sub-apps?

    Instead of replacing the text at a key, just append it and separate the two messages with some delimiter. Then have the sub-app grab the text and break it into individual messages based on the...
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    Re: Better Logic Flow: Nesting Conditions, Else, Or

    I'm not sure how helpful it will be, but you might want to check out the Boolean object.
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    Re: Better Logic Flow: Nesting Conditions, Else, Or

    I'm not sure how helpful it will be, but you might want to check out the Boolean object.
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    MBA is so much simpler to use, though. Due to its robustness, the Dialog Box is cumbersome and takes time to set-up. Is the MBA guy still around?
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    MBA is so much simpler to use, though. Due to its robustness, the Dialog Box is cumbersome and takes time to set-up. Is the MBA guy still around?
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    Re: Multimedia Fusion 2 Extension Manager & Packer

    Every extension should be specifying a "File Version" attribute on built files. If the File object can retrieve this, you'll be able to do what you want.
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    Re: Multimedia Fusion 2 Extension Manager & Packer

    Every extension should be specifying a "File Version" attribute on built files. If the File object can retrieve this, you'll be able to do what you want.
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    Re: Basic Blowfish object problem

    Well, the process of converting a string key into the key actually used by the algorithm is an expensive operation, so I thought it best to make that operation separate to speed things up.

    It also...
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    Re: Basic Blowfish object problem

    Well, the process of converting a string key into the key actually used by the algorithm is an expensive operation, so I thought it best to make that operation separate to speed things up.

    It also...
  61. Thread: Array and SubApp

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    Re: Array and SubApp

    It's just a simple byte-shift encryption. It shifts each byte by the "method" you use. It's actually fairly useless given that the object supports Blowfish encryption.
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    Re: Array and SubApp

    It's just a simple byte-shift encryption. It shifts each byte by the "method" you use. It's actually fairly useless given that the object supports Blowfish encryption.
  63. Thread: Array and SubApp

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    Re: Array and SubApp

    Associative Array does nto support floats. Sorry.
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    Re: Array and SubApp

    Associative Array does nto support floats. Sorry.
  65. Thread: Array and SubApp

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    Re: Array and SubApp

    A global Associative Array can share data across sub-apps with no trouble at all. You can simulate a 3D array with it, but it does not support that sort of thing directly.
  66. Thread: Array and SubApp

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    Re: Array and SubApp

    A global Associative Array can share data across sub-apps with no trouble at all. You can simulate a 3D array with it, but it does not support that sort of thing directly.
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    Re: Overlay Redux for MMF2 is out..

    It's a raw conversion, so it shouldn't be any faster or slower. Of course, you may see speed differences depending on changes to the MMF2 runtime.
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    Re: Overlay Redux for MMF2 is out..

    It's a raw conversion, so it shouldn't be any faster or slower. Of course, you may see speed differences depending on changes to the MMF2 runtime.
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    Before I forget, I converted Overlay Redux last night. It might be a bit buggy, so if you find any problems, let me know.
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    Before I forget, I converted Overlay Redux last night. It might be a bit buggy, so if you find any problems, let me know.
  71. Thread: Extension SDK?

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    Re: Extension SDK?

    Yes, Yves, I was talking to you. <img src="/center/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> I'm glad my impatience hasn't caused any trouble. I got worried there for a moment. The last thing I want...
  72. Thread: Extension SDK?

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    Re: Extension SDK?

    Yes, Yves, I was talking to you. <img src="/center/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> I'm glad my impatience hasn't caused any trouble. I got worried there for a moment. The last thing I want...
  73. Thread: Extension SDK?

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    Re: Extension SDK?

    That's fine with me. I want to make a second pass through my extensions to incorporate some new MMF2 stuff anyway. I just wanted to get raw ports done quickly for everyone. I hope I haven't caused...
  74. Thread: Extension SDK?

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    Re: Extension SDK?

    That's fine with me. I want to make a second pass through my extensions to incorporate some new MMF2 stuff anyway. I just wanted to get raw ports done quickly for everyone. I hope I haven't caused...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    They're not stored in an array, so there are no indices. <img src="/center/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

    They're stored in a linked list. In a linked list, you have a collection of nodes...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    They're not stored in an array, so there are no indices. <img src="/center/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

    They're stored in a linked list. In a linked list, you have a collection of nodes...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    I could add something like that but it would be rather inefficient. Well, I guess it would be just as fast as using keys, but neither are really designed for looping. The addresses are designed...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    I could add something like that but it would be rather inefficient. Well, I guess it would be just as fast as using keys, but neither are really designed for looping. The addresses are designed...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    Are you self-censoring or is the forum doing that? <img src="/center/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

    In any case, I'm not sure that I'm clear on what you mean. Is it that you want to sort of...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    Are you self-censoring or is the forum doing that? <img src="/center/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

    In any case, I'm not sure that I'm clear on what you mean. Is it that you want to sort of...
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    Yes, the licenses still apply.
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    Re: A few converted extensions

    Yes, the licenses still apply.
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    A few converted extensions

    I have converted the following extensions for use with MMF2:
    -Associative Array
    -Boolean
    -Color Dialog
    -Custom
    -Default Menu Options
    -Expression Evaluator
    -Immediate If
    -System Tray
    -UHSD
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    A few converted extensions

    I have converted the following extensions for use with MMF2:
    -Associative Array
    -Boolean
    -Color Dialog
    -Custom
    -Default Menu Options
    -Expression Evaluator
    -Immediate If
    -System Tray
    -UHSD
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    With the correct information, someone could make a literal replacement so that MMF1.5 code would not need to be rewritten. Might be something to consider.
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    With the correct information, someone could make a literal replacement so that MMF1.5 code would not need to be rewritten. Might be something to consider.
  87. Re: suggested extension/add - saving all global st

    That one is already converted:

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects

    I haven't tested it with MMF2 much, though.
  88. Re: suggested extension/add - saving all global st

    That one is already converted:

    http://www.bumderland.com/objects

    I haven't tested it with MMF2 much, though.
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    You can use the Vitalize object in non-Vitalized applications.
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    You can use the Vitalize object in non-Vitalized applications.
  91. Thread: A few questions

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    Re: A few questions

    There are some library files in the demo:
    C:\Program Files\Multimedia Fusion Developer 2\Libs\Objects

    I'm not sure how to bring them up in MMF2 except to use the "From File" button in the "Insert...
  92. Thread: A few questions

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    Re: A few questions

    There are some library files in the demo:
    C:\Program Files\Multimedia Fusion Developer 2\Libs\Objects

    I'm not sure how to bring them up in MMF2 except to use the "From File" button in the "Insert...
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    Re: Returning and Using Strings

    Thanks, Yves.

    These were the answers I was hpoing for. It might be worth noting the caveat about not modifying passed strings in the EXPPARAM_STRING and PARAM_EXPSTRING sections of the SDK help...
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    Re: Returning and Using Strings

    Thanks, Yves.

    These were the answers I was hpoing for. It might be worth noting the caveat about not modifying passed strings in the EXPPARAM_STRING and PARAM_EXPSTRING sections of the SDK help...
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    Yeah. I'm working on converting them. I did Boolean already. Associative Array is next on my list.
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    Re: MMF 1.5 Extensions that need making for MMF2?

    Yeah. I'm working on converting them. I did Boolean already. Associative Array is next on my list.
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    Returning and Using Strings

    Since all extensions will have to be recompiled anyway, I was wondering if any had given any thought to conventions regarding strings. Here are a few questions I'd like to have answered:

    -Is null...
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    Returning and Using Strings

    Since all extensions will have to be recompiled anyway, I was wondering if any had given any thought to conventions regarding strings. Here are a few questions I'd like to have answered:

    -Is null...
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