Yeah, This is an ideal way of getting someone's back up, talk about patronising!
Keith W _____ The information in this email and in any attachments is confidential and intended solely for the attention and use of the named addressee(s). It must not be disclosed to any person without our authority. If you are not the intended recipient, or a person responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you are not authorised to and must not disclose, copy, distribute, or retain this message or any part of it. In these circumstances, please delete this message from your Computer and/or Network and contact the sender at Sinclair International Ltd. on +44 (0) 1603 726400. _____ Keith Woodcock Junior Electronics/Software Engineer Sinclair International Ltd. Jarrold Way, Bowthorpe, Norwich. Norfolk. NR5 9JD. United Kingdom. Tel : +44 (0)1603 726400 ~ Fax : +44 (0)1603 726401 _____ > -----Original Message----- > From: JaMi Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: 12 December 2001 00:11 > To: Protel Developers Forum > Cc: JaMi Smith > Subject: Re: [PDEV] newbie question > > > While it is always nice to find someone else who is willing > to solve all > of your problems for you, but you need to look and do some very basic > work on your own, before you say something isn't working or > there is no > documentation, such as: > > 1.) Take your Browser and go to www.protel.com, then click on > "SUPPORT", > and then on "Knowledge Base". It is in fact operational at this time. > > 2.) Take your mouse and click on "HELP" in Protel 99 SE, and > then select > "Contents" and then select "Creating and using Macros in Protel". Gee, > there actually is some documentation. > > 3.) I'll stop there . . . > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Aron Hoekstra [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 7:00 AM > To: Protel Developers Forum > Subject: [PDEV] newbie question > > i'm new to this forum, so i'm not sure how many people are in > it or how > much > help this will be. but since protel's online knowledge base isn't > working, > this seems like a good alternative. > > i'm new to protel macro development and i can't find any real good > documentation on Client Basic or any of it's proprietary functions and > properties. i need to do something that seems like it would be pretty > simple. we have a database of all our electrical parts, and what i'd > like > to do is this: > > I will put a button on the schematic menu that launches a macro. the > macro > will then send a custom program that i write (probably in VB) the name > of a > selected object in the schematic editor. my program will look up our > part > number in our database and send the data back to the macro. Then, the > macro > will then update the selected object with our part number. > > pretty simple and straight-forward right? so, where do i get started? > :) > > Thanks! > > Aron Hoekstra > Software Engineer > The Board Room, Inc. > > * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://email@example.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *