Gadget user interaction

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jimandi5000
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Gadget user interaction

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Hello all,

I need some help. I have built tools for AutoCAD and there are code functions to get input from the user. (i.e. Getpoint, Getobject, Getangle etc...) I am looking for the same in Lua. Anyone have these or know how to make them?

AutoLISP Examples
(setq p (getpoint))
(setq p (getpoint "Where? "))
(setq p (getpoint '(1.5 2.0) "Second point: "))
Thanks,
Jim

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Re: Gadget user interaction

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Far as I know the only way with LUA as it's used with Vectric to get user input is to use HTML and the associated get/put functions. The standard io read functions don't work as the there isn't a command line to capture info form and other methods require other libraries which is more hassle than just popping up a simple form.

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Re: Gadget user interaction

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Adrian wrote:Far as I know the only way with LUA as it's used with Vectric to get user input is to use HTML and the associated get/put functions. The standard io read functions don't work as the there isn't a command line to capture info form and other methods require other libraries which is more hassle than just popping up a simple form.
Thanks Adrian,
Thanks,
Jim

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