Re: [nbos] [AS] AlienAPI question
"Mike Oliver"
Wed Oct 3rd, 2007
Right, thanks. I know nothing about scripting except that scripts look
vaguely like Visual Basic or Pascal progs - of which I have a little
experience but I suspect, to write them, one would need to know the
programme structure of AS2.

Cheers,

Mike
www.warmodelling.co.uk <http://www.warmodelling.co.uk/>
www.cartography-services.co.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
[mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Christopher
Rodrigues Macias
Sent: 03 October 2007 13:50
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: Re: [nbos] [AS] AlienAPI question

Hi Mike,

Dave was using programmer-speak. "Programmatically" meaning "in a
program or script". In other words, he's wondering if there is an API
call he can use in a script to allow that script to dump out a png or
jpg file of the system view.

I wish I could help him, but I haven't messed with writing scripts for
AS at all, so I have no idea if this is possible.

Cheers,
Christopher

From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
[mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Mike Oliver
Sent: Wednesday, 3 October 2007 10:27 PM
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: Re: [nbos] [AS] AlienAPI question

Dave:

Yes. When you have the chosen system displayed, click File>Export as
Graphic and a dialog appears that allows you to specify the file name,
directory path and file type to save the display. I just checked out
that it works and it does.

Cheers,

Mike
www.warmodelling.co.uk <http://www.warmodelling.co.uk/>
www.cartography-services.co.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
[mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of David Loman
Sent: 03 October 2007 12:14
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: [nbos] [AS] AlienAPI question

All,

Haven't found a way, but is there routines for programmaticlly saving
.png/.jpg's of the system view?

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