On November 11, 1999 at 10:57, "Simeon ben Nevel" wrote:
[nice info snipped]
Thanks for the kind words....
All the info is in the docs, but it's sometimes hard to ferret it out and
integrate the bits from various places.
MHonArc is a supremely flexible product, but the learning curve is fairly
steep for non-programmer types and there are some tricks that aren't in
the docs at all.
A good example of this "hidden" power is the undocumented (in any place I
could find) ability to refer to resources created with <DEFINEVARS> on the
command-line. Earl clued me into that ability in response to my question
about getting command-line parms to apply to an <OTHERINDEXES> resource
It would be an interesting *and* useful exercise for the list as a whole
to try to develop a collection of these sorts of tricks, tips and helpful
Happily, just using the defaults produces a usable (if not particularly
Earl... Would REVERSE have any effect combined with NOSORT?
It should. [...]
I don't know why anyone would bother doing it, but it's nice to know.
Nice summary of the various index types. I should include it in
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