Requires programming. Perhaps with Java? I am not sufficiently up-to-date.
I see promary application for immediate, on-the-spot evaluation of data.
That's what I used the Fleabyte calculator for. The concept of that calculator
can be widened appreciably.
I have (uncommented) source codes in BASIC for those interested.
Grant Bowman wrote:
> This sounds great. Does Mozilla have any capability to allow this?
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> * Henry van Eyken <firstname.lastname@example.org> [001002 05:27]:
> > Many long years ago, I learned how to manipulate information on a GUI
> > window and transfer the results directly (without cut-&-paste) to any
> > window on the screen. Thus, for example, one can draw a box around a
> > mathematical expression and have the answer appearing at the cursor on
> > the press of a key. That was done with an Atari ST where the information
> > was transferred through the input-output buffer (iorec). One person used
> > the technique to convert on-screen data directly into bar graphs!
> > I also used the iorec for transfering information from my "Fleabyte"
> > calculators to any editor or wordprocessor by simple point-&-click. See
> > illustration and caption in
> > http://www.fleabyte.org/archives-round_one.html#Good uses for BASIC
> > I wonder whether this might be a useful technique for use in an OHS. It
> > would permit immediate, on-the-spot evaluation of information; most
> > obviously numerical information.
> > Some time ago, I mentioned on this forum the Be operating system (BeOS).
> > Direct transfer of information is a design feature of that OS. For
> > example, they have a demo where a ball bouncing around in a chamber can
> > bounce directly through an exit into a chamber shown in another window -
> > back and forth.
> > Just a thought ...
> > Henry
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