TheIDE Macro manager
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TheIDE posses its own macro system and a tool called Macro manager that simplifies the process of managing them. Macros are used mainly for:
Text and cursor manipulation
External command execution
Widget descriptions and visual representation
The last type of macros are not managed by Macro Manager. The are only interpreted by Layout designer. For more information about TheIDE macros read following article.
Macro manager simplify macros management. We distinguish tow groups of macros "global macros" and "local macros". The first one is stored in a global directory. It can be used from any package. The second one belongs to a U++ packages space. It can be used only when certain package containing macro definition belongs to project.
In the Macro Manager following operations can be executed:
Create new global macros file
Select and edit macro (global and local)
Export macro file (global or local) to any directory
Import a macro file from any directory to the global directory