[futurebasic] Re: more commands, please!

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From: Mike Friedman <friedo@...>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 13:29:04 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 3 Dec 1997 Bowerbird@... wrote:

> all-
> 
> i hope andy invents a whole bunch of new keywords for fb3,
> so i never have to learn another toolbox call again.
> 
> after all, that's why i'm using a higher language, right?
> 
> so, here's a few suggestions to get things started:
> 
> *  how about a single basic command that would return the
> various info-items about a file, like its creator and type?
> 
> *  and an equally simple command to change those info-items?
> 
> *  how about easy "hide menubar" / "show menubar" commands,
> -- just like hypercard!

Is CALL HIDEMENUBAR and CALL SHOWMENUBAR really that hard? :)

> 
> *  and i think "fn teappend" deserves keyword status --
> after all, that's a frequently-asked-question, isn't it?   :+)
> 
> ***
> 
> from the sounds of things,
> perhaps fb3 will let us create our _our_own_ keywords,
> programming them as we see fit?
> 
> -bowerbird
> 
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- Mike