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 Basic TWX help 
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Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2001 2:00 am
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Hey all,

I'm working on some scripting stuff for TWX to handle some basic but repetitive tasks and am having some issues.

I generally put a lot of debug stuff in when I'm writing from scratch so I can easily tell where things are messing up. However, I'm having problems with SIMPLE stuff that doesn't make sense to me. Help! WTF is wrong with the following code?

cutText CURRENTLINE $location 1 7

if ($location <> "Command")
clientMessage "This script must be run from a sector prompt"
halt
end

send "i"
setTextLineTrigger 1 :getScanner "LongRange Scan :"
waitFor "Credits "
clientMessage "No long range scanner detected!"
halt

:getScanner
getWord CURRENTLINE $scanType 4

echo "*" ANSI_15 "Press a key or smthng"
getConsoleInput $goob SINGLEKEY
echo "*Result as follows: *Location:" $location "*Scanner:" $scanType "*Goobres:" $goob
getInput $blah "Enter to quit"

The problem is with the getConsoleInput in the bottom block... it doesn't wait for input. I've tried a getInput as well and it doesn't wait either. It just blasts right through it. Here's the output that I see when I run the above:

Press a key or smthng
Result as follows:
Location:Command
Scanner:Holographic
Goobres:0
Enter to quit
>

At this point it's waiting for me to enter something for the last line in my code (the getInput $blah). So, why is it working on the second getInput, but not the first getConsoleInput?


--smthng

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