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Start up message checkbox

Steven Smith I would like to know if there is some way to add a checkbox to the start up message. That when checked would prevent the start up message from being shown again the next time the ebook was loaded.


Posted on: 10:51 pm on May 11, 2003
EBookCompiler We don't have that option built-in

Using the API (C++ programming required) it would be do-able. The C++ functions would add a new script command to display this type of message box.  If you are a C++ programmer, this link would give a good starting point.http://www.gipsysoft.com/messagebox/

If you are not C++ programmer, another idea might be to rethink the design. For example maybe you really only want the message displayed the very first time. In this case instead of using the built-in start up message write a script to do this
- check some flag in the INI file
- if the flag is not present or says 0, display the message box
- set the flag in the INI file to 1
- call this script from OnStart in Edit Add-Ins.

This 2nd way the messagebox would be displayed just once when the ebook is first run.

Posted on: 3:01 am on May 12, 2003
KC *

(Edited by KC at 3:20 am on June 8, 2003)

Posted on: 7:58 pm on May 20, 2003
Steven Smith I'm not a program so it looks like I will have to try the other route.

KC if its not to much trouble I would appreciate it if you would put  together a paste code I could use.

Thank you for the help.


Posted on: 2:47 pm on May 24, 2003


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