[AppBasic] DrawScript Filetype Problem

Fred Graute fjgraute at casema.nl
Sun Mar 23 13:47:52 GMT 2014

In message <ca2ae8ec53.D_Lane at lakeview.demon.co.uk>
          David R Lane <D_Lane at Lakeview.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> In message <mpro.n2vnkz006rxew04ad.pittdj at pittdj.co.uk>
>           David Pitt <pittdj at pittdj.co.uk> wrote:
> > I converted Joe's StrongED DrawScript Mode to the new scheme of things some
> > time ago. The original has an old style Choices saved as Data, these day
> > Choices are in plain text.
> > The new Mode is indeed renamed as "Draw", the "!" is dropped.
> > The Draw.ModeWhen file is :-
> > Rules Include
> > ! b9b,**
> > End
> > In Mode Choices -> Misc the 'Default filetype' should be set to B9B. Other
> > Choices may need attention but I think StrongED would default to sensible
> > values.
> 'Between emails' I had already corrected the Draw.ModeWhen file to
> what you have above. I have now changed the filetype of the
> Modes.Draw.Choices file to text; but, unfortunately, the file seems to
> be a binary. So the problem remains.

It's probably safe to simply delete the Choices file - without StrongED
running. Then start StrongED and open a view in DrawScript mode. Change
the default filetype to '&b9b' and click 'Save'. This will create a new
Choices file in the right format.

Fred Graute

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