> Mattia wrote:
> >>I can't find StyledText in the manual. Is it a contrib somewhere?
> >It is in contrib, and not wrapped (yet); no plans to wrap it soon,
> >neither. Any volunteers?
> Well, I would and I'd glady help wxPerl development in general. The
> small problem is that I don't know C++, just some basic C. I can
> usually figure out how to translate the wx C++ examples to Perl though.
> If you have the time to give me an example with something simple I'll
> have a go (I'm guessing Scintilla is a bigger job?).
Well, my exams seem to have eaten all my time... but I'll try
to do something. Scintilla is a big job, yes.
> What tools do you need?
> I don't have MSVC*, but wxPerl uses Mingw (which I have installed),
wxPerl works with both MSVC and MinGW.
> In the mean time I'll look at doing something about that wxPerl
> Cookbook I suggested.
BTW, that looks like a great idea!
> Mattia wrote:
> >There is a _minimal_ wrapping in the current CVS snapshot; you ( or
> >whoever wants to contribute ) should complete
> ext/stc/XS/StyledTextControl.xs and >ext/stc/cpp/st_constants.cpp ( the
> C++ class is in wxWIndows/contrib/include/wx/stc/stc.h )
> I need wx compiled with Mingw and my Perl also built with Mingw. Is
> that correct?
This will work; you may also use ActivePerl, MinGW and the thing
at http://wxperl.sf.net/ap_mingw/ ( just use perl -MConfig_m Makefile.PL
instead of perl Makefile.PL )
> Then it's learn how to use XS?
> What do you suggest as a learning example?
> I guess something that exists or something smallish.
> How about wxShellExecute?
Most of wxSTC interface is "simple", i.e. it takes int/long/wxString;
you should be able to implement most of it using the 5 functions
I already implemented as a template.
Feel free to ask if you need more details.
> >I'll update build instructions ASAP ( they are not up to date
> for 2.3.3 ).
> That would be good.
Done; now in the snapshot
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