Re: [nbos] [AS]Radio Group
NBOS Support
Tue Nov 7th, 2006
>How does the AddRadioGroup method of DialogWindow work? I cannot see
>any way to associate radio button widgets to a particular group, and
>there is nothing that tells how a script can check which button is
>pressed.

You can read the radio group's 'text' property to see which one is
selected. Each radio button belongs to the radio group it as added to when
you used 'additem'.

>dialog. However, if that is the case, it appears that other 'New
>Star Sector' properties are missing, such as 'System
>Distribution' (Clustered or Even), System Data Generation (stars only

I dont think those are tracked at all by the program after generation.

>Also, for a spherical sector, where is the radius of the sector stored?

It stores it in the SizeX property of the sector.

>I'd like your
>Widget object for AlienAPI to have an 'Enabled' property by which you
>could enable and disable dialog box options. Obviously, to make this

That'd be the main problem - right now there's no facility for assigning
additional scripts to an event. Its something I may play around with in
FM8 (FM8 shares the Astro plugin system).

>Also, I have a question. The Name property of the Sector object-how
>is it used. It always seems blank and there is no user interface to
>set it, or am I missing something?

The name will get output in the sector report, I believe. But otherwise
the filename is used by the program more often than name is.

Ed

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