You can use the "%t" argument to get the selected text only, and use the
"replace selected text option" to get output of your script back into the
page.

REgards,

Jaap


On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 4:51 AM, Bruce M. Axtens <bruc...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Currently we have %f for the entire buffer to be written out to a file and
> that temporary file made available to scripts. Could we also have the
> selection available as a temporary file as well rather than just as a block
> of text?
>
> I've written a tool to evaluate scripts in the form '$[' language ':'
> script ']$' but would like to be able to limit evaluation to the selected
> script rather than evaluate the entire buffer, which is the default when
> running a custom tool.
>
> For example, if I have a page containing
>
> Bruce'sOwnZimExtension
> ======================
> Created Wednesday 13 May 2015
>
> $[php:
> <?php
> function spreadCamel($txt)
> {
> $temp = substr($txt,0,1);
> for ($i = 1; $i < strlen($txt); $i++) {
> $c = substr($txt, $i, 1);
> if (ctype_upper($c) || ctype_digit($c)) {
> $temp = $temp . " ";
> }
> $temp = $temp . $c;
> }
> return $temp;
> }
> echo spreadCamel("MyDogHasFleasAbout1Million");
> ]$
>
> $[php:
> <?php
> echo 9 * 9 * 9 * 9;
> ]$
>
> $[jscript:
> WScript.Echo("foo");
> ]$
>
> $[8th:
> "hello world" s:rev .
> bye
> ]$
>
> If I execute my custom tool which uses %f then I end up with
>
> Bruce'sOwnZimExtension
>
> Created Wednesday 13 May 2015
>
> $[php:
> <?php
> function spreadCamel($txt)
> {
> $temp = substr($txt,0,1);
> for ($i = 1; $i < strlen($txt); $i++) {
> $c = substr($txt, $i, 1);
> if (ctype_upper($c) || ctype_digit($c)) {
> $temp = $temp . " ";
> }
> $temp = $temp . $c;
> }
> return $temp;
> }
> echo spreadCamel("MyDogHasFleasAbout1Million");
> ]$
> ->
> My Dog Has Fleas About 1 Million<-
>
> $[php:
> <?php
> echo 9 * 9 * 9 * 9;
> ]$
> ->
> 6561<-
>
> $[jscript:
> WScript.Echo("foo");
> ]$
> ->foo
> <-
>
> $[8th:
> "hello world" s:rev .
> bye
> ]$
> ->dlrow olleh<-
>
> That is, all the scripts get evaluated. I'd like to be able to evaluate
> only the script selected.
>
> Regards,
> Bruce
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