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Topic: Re: Adding parameters to an Apple Event in a plugin
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56335
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:18 PM

At 4:41 AM -0500 11/28/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>If you want to add 1 parameter to an Apple Event you use
>AEPutParamPtr(). But which function(s) do you use when you want to
>add more than 1 parameter ?

AEPutParamPtr(). That is for putting ANY parameter in. The
way you differentiate parameters is by their AEKeyword.

>Other question :
>integer ==> typeInt

You're better off using either typeShortInteger or
typeLongInteger depending on the actual size of the data.

>void, void* ==> ????????
>which type do you have to use for void and void * ?
Well, you're not really supposed to use a "void" or "void*"
since it has no semantic value. What EXACTLY are you trying to pass
around? A struct or pointer to a struct? A memory "blob"?

Leonard Rosenthol
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