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Using the Object Explorer

Postby torial » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:27 pm

I was wondering if someone could give me some tips on how to use the object explorer. First, I guess, I'm assuming that it is something that is external to my code, so I don't have to make changes to it, but at worst compile it in. Is this assumption correct?

Here's the command switch I tried:
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cobra -ref:System.Windows.Forms -ref:System.Drawing  ObjectExplorer-WinForms.cobra "$(FilePath)"


Thanks.
torial
 
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Re: Using the Object Explorer

Postby Charles » Wed Feb 03, 2010 12:19 am

Yes, you have to compile it in (or compile it into a DLL and reference that).

You also have to augment your program to create it. You might do this anywhere in your program, possibly as part of an if-statement or the target of a button if your program itself has a GUI.

Or you might create it at the end of your .main.

See CobraMain-ObjectExplorer-WinForms.cobra for an example.

Here is a simpler example:
form = ObjectExplorer()
form.text = 'My WinForms Object Explorer'
form.addKeyValue('a list', [1, 2, 3])
form.addKeyValue('a set', {'a', 'b', 'c'})
form.show
Application.run(form)

Let me know if that works for you.
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