[Gretl-devel] another question about packages

Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza ignacio.diaz-emparanza at ehu.es
Mon Feb 14 12:50:28 EST 2011


El 14/02/11 18:13, Allin Cottrell escribió:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2011, Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza wrote:
>
>> Another question I see is not well resolved, IMHO, is when you want to
>> prepare a package function that produces a list of series. In this case,
>> the dialog box of the f. package that appears to the user has a field
>> entitled:
>>
>> "Assign return value(optional):
>>
>> Selection or new variable... "
>>
>> and a box field to select an already defined list or to define a new
>> name. (See for example the function package Brown in the server).
>> Recently I saw (newbie) users very confused about this field...
>
> Returning a list is fine for command-line use, but I think the
> best way of constructing a user-friendly GUI function call is via
> bundles.

That is brilliant !!

And it served to me for finally understanding what a "bundle" is.
This is a very useful feature.

Congratulations and thanks a lot !!


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