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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.ReplaceNotepad

Name ReplaceNotepad
Type Method
Summary Replaces text in a notepad window
Prototype boolean ReplaceNotepad(BSTR Title, BSTR Contents);

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Replaces the text in a notepad window of the given title. If no such window exists, it is created.

The function "ReplaceNotepad" does not activate (bring to the front) the notepad window. However the function "ActivateNotepad" can be used to do that.

You can use world.activate to activate the world itself (eg. you might want to do that after creating a notepad window).

VBscript example
world.ReplaceNotepad "Nick's window", "New contents" + vbcrlf
Jscript example
world.ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n");
PerlScript example
$world->ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n");
Python example
world.ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n")
Lua example
ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n")
Lua notes
You can supply multiple arguments after the notepad name, which are concatenated together.
Returns 0: Could not do it.
1: Replaced OK

See also ...

Function Description
Activate Activates the world window
ActivateNotepad Activates a notepad window
AppendToNotepad Appends text to a notepad window
CloseNotepad Closes a notepad window
GetNotepadLength Gets the length of the text in a notepad window
GetNotepadList Gets the list of open notepads - returning their titles
GetNotepadText Gets the text from a notepad window
NotepadReadOnly Make a selected notepad window read-only
SaveNotepad Saves a notepad window to disk
SendToNotepad Creates a notepad and sends text to it

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