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[REBOL] Re: RFC: Rebol Framework

From: robert:muench:robertmuench at: 24-Sep-2002 15:58

> -----Original Message----- > From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]] > On Behalf Of Gerard Cote > Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 10:05 PM > To: [rebol-list--rebol--com] > Subject: [REBOL] Re: RFC: Rebol Framework > Now that I've downloaded the Beta, all seems fine and I got > it to work.
Hi, oh thanks for the info, didn't had in mind that we still have those different versions...
> 1. You are really busy
I wouldn't be if my customers wouldn't be so chaotic ;-))
> 2. You would like to get some real input from other users - > to help you understand what is known from others that don't > have done the work and then cna't use the implicit > assumptions you are now doing.
Yes, and if it sounded to rough from my side sorry. I'm doing my mails on the fly the day over and preferr shorter mails over good wording ;-)
> 3. Many ppl of this List have > requested some examples or explanations
I hope the really quick & dirty stuff got you started.
> a- Select a Contact/Company with the top left rotary button > b- Enter the search-field with the name "brainnet" since only > exact matches are accepted for now
Ok, you could even have just hacked in your search. The correct template will be selected for you.
> c- Press the Graph button located under the left search-field
Ok, you got me: The graph button just works on the right side :-| The effect you see is because searching is done as soon as the cursor leaves the search field. So you think searching is done by pressing graph, but it's because you leave the field. The left-graph button has no functionality yet.
> d- Going on the right side, I tried to select "Note" from the > Top right Rotary button
You will see the template for a note. You don't have to select a template just to press graph. These are not related.
> e- Press the related Graph button on the right side > Then a Graph is displayed showing the following linked > names (Sorry for the quality of the links rendering)
Perfect! So it's working :-)))
> that these are the relations coming from the relations-list.r > data file (reproduced below for reference)
> As you can see, this is a first experiment only.
Hey, that's great! :-))
> I have yet > to test my own objects-list creation with some relations > defining using the double arrow <> button - but testing it > when doing some graphing - before reading its role as > described in the "How-to" completely freezed the Framework.
Yep, the prototype isn't bullet-proof... So you have to be careful ;-)
> Very nice work Robert, I am very glad of this first result > and I must send you my sincere thanks for this marvelous > start-up. I'll try to send a follow-up as soon as I can but I > think that now many other readers will add to the testers list !!!
Thanks a lot for this "how-to-get-started" from a user's POV. I hope Gerard's notes help others too. Robert