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Flash - Function Summary


Flashes a message to the user and continues.


flash val


val - The val argument.


Flash a message to the user. Similar to alert, but without a button. This function is normally used to inform the user of an action as it is occuring. The UNVIEW function can be used to remove the flash.

    flash "Loading file..."
    data: load %data.r

The FLASH function returns the window face that is being displayed, allowing functions such as UNVIEW to explicitly refer to the flash window.

    fl: flash "Loading..."
    unview/only fl


alert - Flashes an alert message to the user. Waits for a user response.
inform - Display an exclusive focus panel for alerts, dialogs, and requestors.
request - Requests an answer to a simple question.

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