Makebutton "OnAnyEvent" = func

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Makebutton "OnAnyEvent" = func

Postby Bugala » Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:14 pm

Now that I am changing functions activated by button calls on the fly, I am currently thinking the cleanest way to do this is:

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function MyButtonActionFunction(msg)
switch msg.action
           case "OnMouseDown":
           case "OnRightMouseDown":

And this is what i basically use on any button, that regardless what event triggered, it is always going to that one and same function dedicated for that buttons action events so it can call the appropriate function that i can change on the fly.

Therefore, it would be nice to have on that Makebuttons event part "OnAnyEvent" possibility, for now that I am always calling the same function, it is slightly annoying to:
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MakeButton(NIL, #SIMPLEBUTTON, 100, 100, 200, 200 {OnMouseDown = samefunc, OnRightMouseDown = samefunc, OnMiddleMouseDown = samefunc, OnMouseUp = samefunc, OnRightMouseUp = samefunc...})

when it could be done:
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MakeButton(NIL, #SIMPLEBUTTON, 100, 100, 200, 200 {OnAnyEvent = samefunc})

Although the drawback is that this MyActionButtonFunc would be called on every possible event, I dont think that is such a big deal, since if all my Function does is to check which action it is and then switch to corresponding action to execute corresponding function meant for it, I dont think it would really take that much resources even it would everytime come and execute that even when unnecessary.
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Re: Makebutton "OnAnyEvent" = func

Postby Allanon » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:03 pm

If you need such feature you can write your custom MakeButton code, for example :

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Function MakeButton2(id, type, x, y, w, h, callback)
  Local id = MakeButton(id, type, x, y, w, h, {OnMouseDown = callback, OnRightMouseDown = callback, OnMiddleMouseDown = callback, OnMouseUp = callback, OnRightMouseUp = callback...})

And you are done :)
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Re: Makebutton "OnAnyEvent" = func

Postby Bugala » Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:55 pm

Funny how simplest of solutions sometimes just dont come to mind. Thanks from that solution, will help keep the code cleaner.
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