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is macro possible using richedit?

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hi,

Is it possble to add macros to RichEdit??

Just to find out.
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aluiken earned 210 total points
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Yes it is, but the points for the answer if FAR to low =)

What you need to do is on the onkeydown event from the trichedit

in that event write a procedure. You need 1 global variable and then sumthing like:

Var GlobalVar : String;

Begin
 If Key = ' ' Then Begin
                    CheckMacro(GlobalVar);
                    GlobalVar := '';
                   End;
 If Key = #13 Then Begin
                    CheckMacro(GlobalVar);
                    GlobalVar := '';
                   End;
End;

Procedure CheckMacro(Var S : String);
Begin
 S := UpperCase(S);
 If S = 'MACRO1' Then Begin
                       Form1.RichEdit1.Lines.Add('MACRO 1 EXECUTED');
                      End;
 ..............ETC...............
End;

         

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by:degraef
ID: 1352217
Ok more points, please more explanation.
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by:degraef
ID: 1352218
Adjusted points to 215
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by:degraef
ID: 1352219
hi,

is it possible to make a basic demo, with a small macro and to show how it is executed, would be far more informing to me.
(Never used macro before) and mail it to hellfire@unforgettable.com
or put the whole code here
Thanks. If you still need more points then say so.
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