This page describes Tcl® calls for creating and interpreting object specifier records. For information on the associated ToolBox calls and data types, see INSIDE MACINTOSH: Interapplication Communication:Resolving and Creating Object Specifier Records.


AppleEvent Object Specifier Records

tclAE::setObjectCallbacks

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AESetObjectCallbacks call.

Synopsis

tclAE::setObjectCallbacks compareProc countProc disposeTokenProc getMarkTokenProc markProc adjustMarksProc

Result

None.

Description

This call stores Tcl procs to be used during resolution of AppleEvent object specifier records.

tclAE::resolve

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AEResolve call.

Synopsis

tclAE::resolve [flags] objectSpecifier

Result

Resolved token.

Description

Resolves the object specifier record passed in the objectSpecifier parameter with the help of your object accessor functions.

flags can be:

-m
application provides marking callback functions
-w
application supports whose tests (supports key form formWhose)

tclAE::callObjectAccessor

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AECallObjectAccessor call.

Synopsis

tclAE::resolve desiredClass containerToken containerClass keyForm keyData

Result

Resolved token.

Description

Invokes the appropriate object accessor proc for a specific desired type and container type.

tclAE::getObjectAccessor

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AEGetObjectAccessor call.

Synopsis

tclAE::getObjectAccessor desiredClass containerType

Result

Object accessor proc.

Description

Gets an object accessor proc from the object accessor hash table.

tclAE::installObjectAccessor

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AEInstallObjectAccessor call.

Synopsis

tclAE::installObjectAccessor desiredClass containerType theAccessor

Result

None.

Description

Adds or replaces an entry for an object accessor proc to the object accessor hash table.

tclAE::removeObjectAccessor

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AERemoveObjectAccessor call.

Synopsis

tclAE::removeObjectAccessor desiredClass containerType theAccessor

Result

None.

Description

Removes an object accessor proc from the object accessor hash table.

tclAE::disposeToken

Tcl wrapper for ToolBox AEDisposeToken call.

Synopsis

tclAE::disposeToken theToken

Result

None.

Description

Deallocates the memory used by a token.


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