> Is there any possibility to pass parameters of process "PCB:LibraryBrowse" > (Footprint and Library parameters) ? > I run this BASIC script (something like that): > ResetParameters > RunProcess ("PCB:LibraryBrowse) > GetStringParameter ("Footprint", a$) > and so on... > The paramameter doesn't seem to be passed.
You can pass parameters (and parameter values) *to* Processes, but as far as I know, it is not possible to read (parameter) values *from* Processes though. (I have an idea that one or two functions, of a special purpose nature, can return values, but that is a different story.) > In fact, I would make a script that can be run from the schematic editor to > make a "thumbnail" of existing footprint, and pass the "Footprint" parameter > to use it directly in the placement of part in schematic (e.g. with making a > custom dialog box...) > > Pascal PELLIZZONI It sounds as though you want to be able to display an image of each prospective footprint (for a component). If you could accomplish this (off-hand, I'm not sure if you could actually do so or not), the Pcb Library file containing the footprint of interest would need to be opened at the time (as Pcb Library files can not (currently) be saved in ASCII format, and the details of the binary format of these files has not been publicly documented). How much experience do you have with using macros and/or the SDK files (to create your own Processes within customised addon Servers)? From what you are saying, it would seem that this is a project in which a reasonable amount of experience in those areas is called for. Regards, Geoff Harland. ----------------------------- E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on it, is prohibited and may be unlawful. Any opinions or advice contained in this e-mail are confidential and not for public display. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 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 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *