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[REBOL] Re: How do I create menus in View

From: arolls:bigpond:au at: 11-Jan-2001 14:06

> Regarding my second problem of finding out the version of rebol core, how > did you get the version for core? Do you have rebol core > installed separate > from rebol view, because on my m/c every time I start rebol (and > I have only > one rebol.exe on my win98 PC) I get rebol/view only and then I have to > choose console from the main window. Here if I try about I get the version > of rebol view. I tried help about and figured that the only way > to use about > is about with no parameters. Is there a special command for finding the > version of core... should not be difficult because the view is supposed to > work OVER the core and not replace it.
No. When you have View, you have only View. There's is no "Core mode" to drop into. Selecting console just means stop showing the demo window. Put this line into %user.r if you want View to start up straight into the console: start-view?: no View has all the functionality of Core, though (and more). That's why most of us don't bother with Core much, (unless you're doing cgi scripting.) You can get an older Core here
>> about
REBOL/Core 24-Jun-2000 This is (should be) a stable release that I use as a reference. Installing it alongside View isn't too much hassle. I have two icons on my desktop, one for Core, the other for View. You can get the latest experimental versions of Core and View from: Don't be frightened. They work pretty well. View diverged from the old release of Core a little bit, because most people jumped on it and stopped using Core. But some still wanted to use Core, so the Core parts of View were implemented in the new experimental Core. To find out which product you are using from within a script, use system/product: if system/product = 'view [...] Anton.